Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Wisconsin Federalinks Tue Aug 5th 2014

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

Recent news and comment on law and policy:

Civil Rights

From Protest to Perry: How Litigation Shaped the LGBT Movement's Agenda, by Gwendolyn Leachman, University of Wisconsin Law School, 47 UC Davis Law Review 1668, 2014, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1271, Social Science Research Network

Criminal Law & Procedure

Ineffective assistance of trial counsel claim fails because “accidental shooting” theory was reasonable and incompatible with strategies defendant urged on appeal, On Point, Wisconsin State Public Defender on State v. Hare, 2013AP1675-CR

New trial ordered for man convicted of 10th drunken driving, over witness confrontation with juror, by Bruce Vielmetti, Proof and Hearsay, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, on State v. Blasczyk, 2013AP2061-CR

7th Circuit orders new suppression hearing for convicted robber to contest pro se, by Bruce Vielmetti, Proof and Hearsay, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, on United States v. Lee, No. 13-1976

Community caretaker doctrine didn’t justify warrantless search, On Point, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on State v. Schwartz, 2013AP1868-CR

Federalism & Separation of Powers

Local lawmakers weigh in ahead of expected US House vote on lawsuit against Obama admin, by Pete Zervakis, WKOW, Green Bay (via Marquette Law School News)

Assessing the Scope of State University Sovereign Immunity: A Commentary on the Vexing Dispute over UCF Athletics Association, Inc., article by Chad Hinson, Marquette Sports Law Review

Free Speech & Election Law

Offseason workout has Prosser rounding into shape, by Eric Heisig, Court Gestures, Wisconsin Law Journal


Gunn v. Minton: Implications for Legal Malpractice Cases Involving Patent Law and Beyond, by Ahndrea R. Van Den Elzen and Terry E. Johnson, Peterson, Johnson & Murray S.C., Milwaukee, WDC Journal, on Gunn v. Minton, 133 S. Ct. 1059 (2013)

Professional Responsibility & Legal Education

Democratic attorney general candidates to debate at UW Law School, University of Wisconsin Law School