Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Wisconsin Federalinks Wed July 30th 2014

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

Recent news and comment on law and policy:

Administrative Law & Regulation

Legislative Council Study Committee on SAGE Programs Wisconsin Eye video

Criminal Law & Procedure

SCOW “elaborates” and alters test for getting in camera review of confidential informant, On Point, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on State v. Nellessen, 2014 WI 84 (2012AP150-CR)

SCOW: Court’s failure to specify crime for which probable cause found didn’t invalidate bindover of juvenile charged in adult court, On Point, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on State v. Toliver, 2014 WI 85 (2012AP393-CR)

Court holds “independent” sources of information save investigation that also relied on statement compelled by probation agent, On Point, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on State v. Seiler, 2013AP1911-CR

Sentencing the Green-Collar Offender: Punishment, Culpability, and Environmental Crime, by Michael M. O'Hear, Marquette University - Law School; Independent; Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Vol. 95, No. 1, 2004, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 14-23

Federalism & Separation of Powers

Van Hollen: Gay marriage isn’t a fundamental right, by M. L. Johnson, Associated Press, Wisconsin Law Journal

Circuit Split Creates Uncertainty Over Affordable Care Act Subsidies, by Charles P. Stevens and Kirk A. Pelikan, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, Milwaukee

Rule of Law, Separation of Powers at Stake in Obamacare Lawsuits, by Rick Esenberg, Milwaukee, Right Wisconsin

Free Speech & Election Law

Appeals court asks unnamed parties for information, by Associated Press, Wisconsin Law Journal

Labor & Employment Law

Rampant Sexual Misconduct in Indiana Prison Shows Pitfalls for Employers, by Ryan N. Parsons, Wisconsin Appellate Law, Foley & Lardner LLP, Madison


Thinking of an IME Without a Fight? Think Again, by Jessica A. Swain, McCoy Leavitt Laskey LLC, Waukesha, WDC Journal

Professional Responsibility & Legal Education

You’re Not Too Small for Strategic Planning, by Roy S. Ginsburg, Wisconsin Lawyer

Gay marriage just the latest big issue before Judge Crabb, by Bill Glauber, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (via University of Wisconsin Law School)