Friday, August 1, 2014

Wisconsin Federalinks Fri Aug 1st 2014

Milwaukee Chapter events: August 19th F.H. Buckley;

Recent news and comment on law and policy:

Civil Rights

Relearning the Lessons of Freedom Summer, by Lester A. Pines, Cullen Weston Pines & Bach LLP, Madison, Wisconsin Lawyer

Criminal Law & Procedure

Trial counsel wasn’t ineffective for not moving to strike testimony of witness who invoked the privilege against self-incrimination, On Point, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on State v. Campbell, 2011AP1445-CR

Ch. 980 petition is timely as long as it’s filed before the person’s release or discharge from sentence, On Point, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on State v. Stanley, 2013AP2477

Gang Definitions, How Do They Work? What the Juggalos Teach Us About the Inadequacy of Current Anti-Gang Law, by Zachariah D. Fudge, Marquette Law Review

Federalism & Separation of Powers

7th Circuit sets hearing on gay marriage ban, by Associated Press, Wisconsin Law Journal

"Watch Obamacare Architect Jonathan Gruber Admit in 2012 That Subsidies Were Limited to State-Run Exchanges." by Ann Althouse, Madison

Financial Services & E-Commerce

Investment Management Legal and Regulatory Update - July 2014, by Christopher M. Cahlamer, Elizabeth J. Chandler, Ellen R. Drought, Carol A. Gehl, Kristen A. Irgens, Sarah E. McNally and Timothy C. Smith, Godfrey & Kahn S.C., Milwaukee

FDIC Grants S-Corporation Banks Relief Under Basel III Capital Conservation Rules, by James Friedman, Milwaukee, and Stanley Orszula, Chicago, Quarles & Brady LLP

Another Victory for Plain Text (and I Don’t Mean Font Style), by Larry Ebner, DRI Blog

International & National Security Law

US Supreme Court Review: Bond v. United States, by Ryan Scoville, Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog


Wisconsin Supreme Court Applies Michigan Law to Wrongful Death Claim, by Thomas J. Donnelly, Emile Banks & Associates LLC, Milwaukee, on Waranka v. Wadena Ins. Co., 2014 WI 28 (2012AP320)

$30, Four Opinions, and No Decision: The Province and Duty to Say What the Law Probably Is, by Kellen C. Kasper, Wisconsin Appellate Law, Foley & Lardner LLP, Milwaukee

Professional Responsibility & Legal Education

Bob Gagan: A Man With Connections, by Dianne Molvig, Wisconsin Lawyer

Commission taking applications for open 7th Circuit seat, by Eric Heisig, Wisconsin Law Journal

Upcoming LEC Workshops for Law Professors, TortsProf Blog

Religious Liberties

Birth control covered even if employers have religious objections, by Dana Ferguson, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel