Monday, August 25, 2014

FS WI law & policy review - week of August 18th (part 1)

Recent news and comment on law and policy:

Administrative Law & Regulation

Higher Ed Quandary: Women Lean In; Men Tune Out, by Emily Jashinsky, Wisconsin Policy Research Institute

Civil Rights

Approaching LGBTQ Students’ Ability to Access LGBTQ Websites In Public Schools From a First Amendment and Public Policy Perspective, by Jacob Colling, Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender & Society

Criminal Law & Procedure

Evidence of Prior Sexual Conduct with Sexual Assault Victim Not Allowed, by Joe Forward, WisBar News, on State v. Sarfraz, 2014 WI 78 (2012AP337-CR)

Federalism & Separation of Powers

Same-Sex Marriage at the Seventh Circuit: A Legal Analysis of the Merits, by Christopher S. Krimmer, Balisle & Roberson S.C., Madison, Inside Track, Aug. 20, 2014, on Wolf v. Walker, 14-2526 [oral argument tomorrow 9:30 a.m., second case -ed.]

Financial Services & E-Commerce

Wisconsin Supreme Court Confirms that the Mortgage Follows the Note, by Ann Ustad Smith and Joseph D. Brydges, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, Madison

Free Speech & Election Law

Court releases more documents in probe, by Associated Press, Wisconsin Law Journal

Intellectual Property

NPEs Continue to Play Large Role in Patent Litigation, by Stephanie A. Quick, IP Litigation Current, Foley & Lardner LLP, Milwaukee

Estate planning for copyrights in the digital-media era, by Benjamin P. Brunette, Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C., Madison, Legal LogIn, InBusiness

Labor & Employment Law

Social Media – An Employer’s Forbidden Fruit? by John C. Gardner, DeWitt Ross & Stevens S.C., Madison

Litigation

Advance eSheet August 11-15, 2014, Wisconsin Defense Counsel

Professional Responsibility & Legal Education

The dean candidate who got kicked out in the middle of his job talk tells his story, by Ann Althouse, Madison

An Interview with Professor Jake Carpenter, by Melissa L. Greipp, Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog