Thursday, August 28, 2014

FS WI law & policy review - week of August 18th (part 4)

Recent news and comment on law and policy:

Corporations, Securities & Antitrust

Small Business Succession Planning, by Brennan T. Haworth, Menn Law Firm Ltd., Seymour

Criminal Law & Procedure

12 Revised Juvenile Court Forms, Effective Aug. 1, Inside Track, Aug. 20, 2014

Financial Services & E-Commerce

7th Cir. Leaves Distressed-Asset Investor With No Remedy, or Exactly What it Bargained for, by Eric G. Pearson, Wisconsin Appellate Law, Foley & Lardner LLP, Milwaukee, on Southern Financial Group, LLC v. McFarland State Bank, No. 13-3378

International & National Security Law

Sources of State Practice in International Law: India, by Sunil T. Rao, University of Wisconsin, Sources of State Practice in International Law, Ralph Gaebler, ed., Brill, pp. 262-267, 2014, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1278, Social Science Research Network

Labor & Employment Law

Reliance on the “Mailbox Rule” Is Not Enough for Employer To Show It Sent Its Employee FMLA Notice, by Bethany C. McCurdy, Gonzalez Saggio & Harlan LLP, Milwaukee


Presumption of Public Access to Documents Filed with a Court Limited by the Seventh Circuit, by Steve Puiszis, DRI Blog, on City of Greenville, Illinois, v. Syngenta Crop Protection LLC, No. 13-1626

Managing the Defense’s Access to Your Client’s Medical Records, by Elaine Jensen, Axley Brynelson LLP, Madison

Rare Supreme Court Reversal for Error Correction, by Joseph Callanan, Litigation News, on Tolan v. Cotton (U.S., No. 13–551)

Professional Responsibility & Legal Education

Building the Virtual Courthouse: Ethical Considerations for Design, Implementation, and Regulation in the World of ODR, by Scott J. Shackelford & Anjanette H. Raymond, Wisconsin Law Review

Learning the “Old-Fashioned Way”: Study Says Taking Notes by Hand Better for Recall, by Lisa A. Mazzie, Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog