Monthly Archives: January 2012

Shout-Out on Volokh

Professor Jonathan Adler mentioned his upcoming speaking event for the Madison Chapter on the Volokh Conspiracy yesterday. RSVP today to reserve your seat at: EPA’s Climate Change Regulations: Good Public Policy or Government Overreach? Advertisements

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EPA’s Climate Change Regulations: Good Public Policy or Government Overreach?

The Federalist Society for Law & Public Policy Studies Madison, WI Chapter Presents: EPA’s Climate Change Regulations: Good Public Policy or Government Overreach? Panel Includes: Prof. Jonathan Adler Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Business Law & … Continue reading

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Justice Gableman Denies Recusal Motions Seeking to Force Him Off of Cases

Justice Michael Gableman on Friday denied motions by attorneys in three separate cases asking the Justice to recuse himself from pending cases. The parties sought his removal after it was determined that Justice Gableman received contingency fee representation from an … Continue reading

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Engage 12.3 Now Online

Volume 12, Issue 3 of Engage: The Journal of the Federalist Society Practice Groups is now available online! Engage provides original scholarship on current, important legal and policy issues. Please note that some of the articles were published prior to the release … Continue reading

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Venue Statute Tested in Recall Lawsuit

One of the major civil justice reforms passed by the Wisconsin Legislature and signed by Governor Walker in 2011, was 2011 Wisconsin Act 61, which modified Wisconsin’s venue statutes in cases where the sole defendant is the state, a state … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments in Case Deciding Whether Collateral Source Rule Applies to Underinsured Motorist Policies

By Andrew Cook The Wisconsin Supreme Court this week heard oral arguments in an important case, Orlowski v. State Farm Mut. Ins. Co., 2009AP2848, which will determine whether the collateral source rule applies to underinsured motorist (UIM) policies. The Wisconsin … Continue reading

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National Review Online Questions Motives Behind Judicial Independence Claims Against Justice Michael Gableman

National Review Online yesterday posted a column by Carrie Serverino discussing the ongoing debate regarding judicial independence and recusal involving certain Justices on the Wisconsin Supreme Court. Specifically, a few groups have alleged that Justice Gableman improperly received “free” legal … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Hears Wetlands Case Sackett v. EPA

The Clean Water Act turns 40 this year, but despite its age, its implementation continues to raise controversial issues. Today, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in an important wetlands case, Sackett v. EPA. The issue in the … Continue reading

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