Friday, September 19, 2014

FS WI law & policy review - week of September 8th (part 5)

Recent news and comment on law and policy:

Administrative Law & Regulation

LegalBitStream navigates tax law, by Beverly Butula, manager of library of services, Davis & Kuelthau S.C., Milwaukee, Wisconsin Law Journal

Criminal Law & Procedure

Joinder of sexual assault claims and admission of evidence showing change in victim’s personality upheld, On Point, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on State v. Lattimore, 2013AP911-CR

'This Naughty, Naughty City': Prostitution in Eau Claire from the Frontier to the Progressive Era, by Bonnie J. Shucha, University of Wisconsin Law School, 81 Wisconsin Magazine of History 1, p. 30, Autumn 1997, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1284

Environmental Law & Property Rights

Evidence of Subjective Intent is Relevant in Adverse Possession Claims, Melli Law S.C., Madison, on Wilcox v. Estate of Hines, 2014 WI 60 (2012AP1869)

Federalism & Separation of Powers

Constitutional Amendment to Be Considered by Wisconsin Voters, November 4, 2014, Wisconsin Briefs, Brief 14-9, Legislative Reference Bureau

Seeds of Monarchy? by John Yoo, review of The Once and Future King: The Rise of Crown Government in America, by F.H. Buckley, Claremont Review of Books

Free Speech & Election Law

Appeals court reinstates voter ID law, by Todd Richmond and Michael Tarm, Associated Press, Wisconsin Law Journal

7th Circuit reinstates Wisconsin voter ID law, by Ann Althouse, Madison, "...Crawford will dictate the outcome, I predict."

WSJ Asks: What's Up With The Wisconsin Supreme Court? Right Wisconsin

International & National Security Law

Cool eyes hallucinating at the constitutional lawprofs of war, by Ann Althouse, Madison

Litigation

Supreme Court Oral Argument: Wilson Mutual Insurance Company v. Robert Falk, Wisconsin Eye (via Wisconsin Defense Counsel)

Supreme Court Oral Argument: Frederick W. Preisler v. Kuettl's Septic Service, LLC, Wisconsin Eye (via Wisconsin Defense Counsel)

Professional Responsibility & Legal Education

Mobile Device Gone Missing? Protect Your Information Before It’s too late, by Genevieve Zook, Inside Track

Dr. Jeremy Levitt appointed dean of law, University of New Brunswick (via University of Wisconsin Law School)