Wednesday, August 20, 2014

FS WI law & policy review - week of August 11th (part 3)

Recent news and comment on law and policy:

Criminal Law & Procedure

Police had probable cause to arrest, and exigent circumstances to conduct warrantless blood draw, On Point, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on State v. Hubbard, 2014AP738-CR

Environmental Law & Property Rights

The Social Cost of Carbon, by Susan E. Dudley and Brian Mannix, Engage: The Journal of the Federalist Society Practice Groups

Federalism & Separation of Powers

F. H. Buckley presents dim view of America's "Crown Government", by Nancy Thorner, Illinois Review

Legislative Council Special Committee on State-Tribal Relations, Wisconsin Eye

Financial Services & E-Commerce

Ten things you should know about Wisconsin's new trust code, by John Herbers, Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C., Milwaukee, BizTimes

Blast Fax Cases Now Harder to Certify, by Michael C. Lueder, The CFSL Bulletin, Foley & Lardner LLP, Milwaukee

International & National Security Law

Privacy and National Security: The Merits of the Leahy FISA Reform Bill, by Stewart A. Baker, Steptoe & Johnson LLP, and Harley Geiger, Center for Democracy and Technology, Practice Group Podcast, Federalist Society

Labor & Employment Law

Act 10: A Postmortem, Federalist Society Madison Chapter, September 10, 2014

A Battle for Reasonable Accommodation of Pregnant Employees Has Been Won ... But the War Rages On, by Geoffrey S. Trotier, von Briesen & Roper S.C., Milwaukee

Litigation

Schinner v. Gundrum—No Longer a Conundrum, by Shannon A. Buttchen, Corneille Law Group LLC, Madison

Parade Not a Specific Hazard, but Train Line Could Still Be Liable for Accident, by Joe Forward, WisBar News, on Partenfelder v. Rhode, 2014 WI 80 (2012AP597)

No Liability for Gun-Sale Website Armslist, but Should There Be? by Mark Wilson, Seventh Circuit News and Information Blog, on Vesely v. Armslist LLC, No. 13-3505

Professional Responsibility & Legal Education

Legislature’s site has new look, info, by Beverly Butula, manager of library of services, Davis & Kuelthau S.C., Milwaukee, Wisconsin Law Journal

Final Update from ABA Annual Meeting in Boston, ABA Watch, Federalist Society

Lawyer Support & Monitoring Procedures for OLR Referrals (Order 08-28A), Inside Track