Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Wisconsin Federalinks Wed July 16th

Milwaukee Chapter events: July 17th Jeremy Rabkin (more); July 23rd summer reception; August 19th F.H. Buckley;

Recent news and comment on law and policy:

Administrative Law & Regulation

July 23, 2014 Meeting, Legislative Council Study Committee on the Student Achievement Guarantee in Education (SAGE) Programs

Corporations, Securities & Antitrust

Facilities Siting: The Right Considerations Lead to the Right Choice, by Douglas S. Buck, Madison, and Michael W. Hatch, Milwaukee, Foley & Lardner LLP

Criminal Law & Procedure

Supreme Court upholds law allowing hearsay at preliminary exams in criminal cases, by Bruce Vielmetti, Proof and Hearsay, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, and
SCOW rejects all constitutional challenges to new preliminary hearing hearsay rule, and rejects challenge to limitations on defense right to call and cross-examine witnesses at preliminary hearings, On Point, Wisconsin State Public Defender,
on State v. O’Brien, 2014 WI 54 (2012AP1769-CR, 2012AP1770-CR, and 2012AP1863-CR) and 2011 Wisconsin Act 285

Environmental Law & Property Rights

August 2014 - Book Reviews, review of EU Law and the Development of a Sustainable, Competitive and Secure Energy Policy: Opportunities and Shortcomings, by Bram Delvaux, Journal of Energy & Natural Resources Law

Federalism & Separation of Powers

Judge won’t speed up gay marriage stay decision, by Associated Press, Wisconsin Law Journal

Free Speech & Election Law

Judge orders probe documents unsealed, by Associated Press, Wisconsin Law Journal

Intellectual Property

Limelight v. Akamai: Limiting Induced Infringement, by Michael A. Carrier, Rutgers School of Law, WLR Online, on Limelight Networks, Inc. v. Akamai Technologies, Inc., 134 S. Ct. 2111 (2014)

Labor & Employment Law

Department of Labor Proposes Expanding FMLA for Same-Sex Spouses, by Marian Zapata-Rossa, Phoenix, and Mike Fischer, Milwaukee, Quarles & Brady LLP

Litigation

Bifurcation in the Wake of Comcast, by Gerald L. Maatman Jr., Chicago, and Gina R. Merrill, New York, Seyfarth Shaw LLP, Risk Monitor

Professional Responsibility & Legal Education

Those Pesky Clients- Part Deux, by Steve Crislip, DRI Blog