Friday, August 8, 2014

Wisconsin Federalinks Fri Aug 8th

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

Recent news and comment on law and policy:

Administrative Law & Regulation

Municipal Newsletter - July/August 2014, Boardman & Clark LLP

What a History of Tax Withholding Tells Us About the Relationship between Statutes and Constitutional Law, by Anuj C. Desai, University of Wisconsin Law School, Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 108, No. 3, 2014, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1274, Social Science Research Network

Criminal Law & Procedure

State Supreme Court upholds porn convictions, by Scott Bauer, Associated Press, Wisconsin Law Journal, on State v. Purtell, 2014 WI 101 (2012AP1307-CR)

Mother received required warnings of potential termination of parental rights, On Point, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on Portage County DHHS v. Julie G., 2014AP1057

Counsel wasn’t ineffective at bail jumping trial, On Point, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on State v. Kaczmarek, 2013AP1745-CR

Federalism & Separation of Powers

'Somebody Grab the Wheel!' State Autonomous Vehicle Legislation and the Road to a National Regime, by Andrew Swanson, Marquette Law Review

Financial Services & E-Commerce

New Law Requires Creditors to Take Extra Steps, Valerie Bailey-Rihn, Quarles & Brady LLP, Madison, on Associated Bank N.A. v. Collier, 2014 WI 62 (2011AP2597), and Attorney’s Title Guaranty Fund, Inc. v. Town Bank, 2014 WI 63 (2011AP2597)

How to: Navigating estoppel letters and SNDAs by Anne Wal, von Briesen & Roper S.C., Milwaukee, Wisconsin Law Journal

Free Speech & Election Law

Voter ID ruling creates confusion, by Scott Bauer, Associated Press, Wisconsin Law Journal, on Milwaukee Branch of the NAACP v. Walker, 2014 WI 98 (2012AP1652)

Labor & Employment Law

Wisconsin Supreme Court Upholds Act 10, Melli Law S.C., Madison, on Madison Teachers Inc. v. Walker, 2014 WI 99 (2012AP2067)

Have you updated your employment application recently? Mitchell W. Quick, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, Milwaukee

Professional Responsibility & Legal Education

Law Schools, Not Apprenticeships, Best Provide for Real World Needs, by Linda Sheryl Greene, The New York Times (via University of Wisconsin Law School)