Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Wisconsin Federalinks Wed July 23rd 2014

Milwaukee Chapter events: Today summer reception; August 19th F.H. Buckley;

Recent news and comment on law and policy:

Administrative Law & Regulation

July 23, 2014 Meeting, Legislative Council Steering Committee for Personal Property Tax

Criminal Law & Procedure

SCOW: Trial court’s erroneous dismissal of NGI defense was harmless, On Point, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on State v. Magett, 2014 WI 67 (2010AP1639-CR)

Court: UW protester’s injunction must be refined, by Todd Richmond, Associated Press, Wisconsin Law Journal, on Board of Regents - UW System v. Decker, 2014 WI 68 (2011AP2902)

Offender commitment can proceed without conviction, by Associated Press, Wisconsin Law Journal, on State v. Spaeth, 2014 WI 71 (2012AP2170)

Totality of circumstances showed officer had reasonable suspicion to stop driver for OWI, On Point, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on State v. Rosendahl, 2014AP349-CR

Federalism & Separation of Powers

Court Fight Continues Over Ban on Gay Marriage in Wisconsin, Moen Sheehan Meyer Ltd., La Crosse

Financial Services & E-Commerce

CFPB Proposes Public Disclosure of Consumer Complaint Narratives, by Timothy S. Crisp, CFSL Bulletin, Foley & Lardner LLP, Madison

Free Speech & Election Law

Democrats ask Walker to drop gay marriage lawsuit, by Associated Press, Wisconsin Law Journal

Labor & Employment Law

Take Care to Avoid Reverse Discrimination Claims, by Thomas C. Pence, Labor & Employment Law Perspectives, Foley & Lardner LLP, Milwaukee


The 3% Discount and Other Oddities, President’s Message by Arthur P. Simpson, Simpson & Deardorff S.C., Milwaukee, WDC Journal, Summer 2014

Professional Responsibility & Legal Education

The Business Plan: A Roadmap to Starting and Building a Law Practice, by Joe Forward, Inside Track

Telecommunications & Electronic Media

Bill ensures emails, photos won’t die with you, by Anne Flaherty, Associated Press, Wisconsin Law Journal

The Canadian Anti-Spam Law: What You Should Know, by Ariane C. Strombom, Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C., Milwaukee