Wednesday, August 27, 2014

FS WI law & policy review - week of August 18th (part 3)

Recent news and comment on law and policy:

Administrative Law & Regulation

FDA Now Enforcing "Gluten-Free" Labeling Rule, by Jennifer L. Naeger, Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c., Milwaukee

Corporations, Securities & Antitrust

Owning vs. Renting, from an ESOP Employee-Owner, by Timothy L. Stewart, DeWitt Ross & Stevens S.C., Brookfield

Criminal Law & Procedure

Church coalition extends calls for prison reform, by Dinesh Ramde, Associated Press, Wisconsin Law Journal

Chaidez v. United States and the Non-Retroactivity of New Rules in Criminal Law, by Mike Hurst, Assistant U.S. Attorney, Engage: The Journal of the Federalist Society Practice Groups

Financial Services & E-Commerce

Known Unknown: 7th Cir. Uses Heightened Discovery Rule for Wisconsin Businesses, by Kellen C. Kasper, Wisconsin Appellate Law, Foley & Lardner LLP, Milwaukee, on KDC Foods v. Gray, Plant, Mooty, Mooty & Bennett, P.A., No. 13-3678

Intellectual Property

'Dark Knight Rises' Lawsuit Over Fake Software Name Falls Flat, by William Peacock, Seventh Circuit News and Information Blog, on Fortres Grand Corp. v. Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc., No. 13–2337

Legal Traditionalism, Creative Destruction and the Role of Media Law in the Intergenerational Social Contract, by Anuj C. Desai, University of Wisconsin Law School, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1276, Social Science Research Network

Labor & Employment Law

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

Attention Deficit Disorder - Disability? by Dean R. Dietrich, The Blue Ink, Ruder Ware L.L.S.C.. Wausau

Litigation

Kimble v. Land Concepts, Inc.: Punitive Damages Against Title Insurer in Bad Faith Case Held Unconstitutionally Excessive, by Bridget M. Hubing, Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C., Madison, WDC Journal

Legislative Council Study Committee on Problem-Solving Courts, Alternatives, and Diversions, August 20, 2014 meeting, Wisconsin Eye

Professional Responsibility & Legal Education

AG race could be a sizzler, by Bill Lueders, Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism, Wisconsin Law Journal

Ethical Dilemmas: Defending Your Reputation on Lawyer Rating Sites Has Its Limits, Inside Track, Aug. 20, 2014

Rule 18.2: Comments on Bluebook Citation to Internet Resources, by Joel Graczyk, Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog