Monday, August 18, 2014

FS WI law & policy review - week of August 11th (part 1)

Milwaukee Chapter events: Tomorrow F.H. Buckley (more);

Recent news and comment on law and policy:

Administrative Law & Regulation

Collins-Moore v. Wisconsin Department of Revenue, Wisconsin Tax Appeals Commission, 14-I-046

Civil Rights

'On the Basis of Sex': Using Title IX to Protect Transgender Students from Discrimination in Education, by Erin Buzuvis, Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender & Society

Criminal Law & Procedure

Passenger Did Not Withdraw Driver's Consent to Search Passenger's Briefcase​, by Joe Forward, WisBar News, on State v. Wantland, 2014 WI 58 (2011AP3007-CR)

Financial Services & E-Commerce

Turned Upside Down: The Wisconsin Supreme Court Reverses the Rule on Judgment Liens, Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C., Milwaukee, on Associated Bank N.A. v. Collier, 2014 WI 62 (2011AP2597)

Intellectual Property

Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of Quixotic Appeals, Attorney Fees, by Gabriella Khorasanee, Seventh Circuit News and Information Blog, on Klinger v. Conan Doyle Estate, Ltd., No. 14-1128

Labor & Employment Law

Federal Contractors May Lose Contracts Because of Labor and Employment Law Violations, by Krista J. Sterken, Labor & Employment Law Perspectives, Foley & Lardner LLP, Madison

Broad Confidentiality Rule – Violation of Employee Rights? by Dean R. Dietrich, The Blue Ink, Ruder Ware L.L.S.C., Wausau

Police union drops last collective bargaining challenge, by Associated Press, Wisconsin Law Journal

Litigation

Cherry-Picking: 7th Cir. Criticizes Lawyers' Summary-Judgment Practice, by Thomas L. Shriner, Jr., Wisconsin Appellate Law, Foley & Lardner LLP, Milwaukee, on Malin v. Hospira, Inc., No. 13-2433

Professional Responsibility & Legal Education
State Bar Officers and Board of Governors, 2014 WI 52 (Order 13-07, 13-13), Inside Track