Ralph Anzivino, professor of law, commented on the lawsuit between Harley-Davidson and its distributor in Hawaii and the nationwide implications the case could have on other manufacturers, such as automotive companies.
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Paul Katzman, assistant dean for career planning of the Law School, commented on the rise in law graduates working for government agencies. "I think initially it's public service. I think it's the appeal of serving the greater good, giving back, making a contribution in a significant way," said Katzman.
The question in the Integrity case is whether security checks are more like those showers or more like commuting. With screenings increasingly common, the case could have implications for a wide range of workplaces. “There are literally billions and billions of dollars at stake,” says Paul Secunda, who directs the Labor & Employment Law program at Marquette University Law School.
“I think all the people involved in the case have realized attorneys’ fees are a problem and we don’t want it to continue to run,” Anzivino said.
Archbishop Jerome Listecki lamented the bankruptcy cost Wednesday during a question and answer session with reporters.
Ten winners, ranging from a mobile law clinic to a device that detects infections using a breath sample, were named at the inaugural Wisconsin Innovation Awards ceremony Tuesday night.
Organizers received about 150 submissions from across the state for the awards, said Joe Boucher, a Madison lawyer who is one of the organizers of the event. Five of the 10 winners are from Milwaukee, three from Madison, one from Appleton and one from Eau Claire.
Winners received a unique trophy — a light bulb encased in a glass block — during a ceremony Tuesday night at the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Memorial Union.
Charles Franklin, professor of law and public policy, Marquette Law School, was on a segment of Meet the Press this past Sunday. It discussed political polarization in the Milwaukee region.
Matthew Mitten, director of the National Sports Law Institute at Marquette University Law School, said the ruling moves college sports closer to the professional model.
"The amateur model that college sports has been is certainly on life support," he said.
Dr. Charles Franklin, a professor of law and political science at the Marquette University Law School, said the proposed lawsuit makes for "good politics" on both sides of the political aisle.
"For Republican members of Congress, it's a way of showing they're taking action against Obama," Franklin said. "For Democrats, it's an argument saying 'look at what these Republicans are doing. Democrats really need to turn out this fall.'"
Franklin said most presidents have historically used executive powers to influence pieces of legislation. He said that traditionally came through what are called "signing statements." Franklin said each signing statement is submitted along with a specific, signed bill detailing how a president interprets that specific piece of legislation.
Levanas ruled that Shelly acted correctly when two doctors declared the former Clippers owner mentally incapacitated and also ruled that she had the authority to sell the team. KPCC's Ben Bergman brings us more details.
We also speak to Matt Mitten, Director of Sports Law Institute at Marquette University, to get an insight into how this will unravel legally in the coming months.
To better promote the educational values and economic sustainability of intercollegiate athletics, Mitten proposed an open and transparent system of federal regulation combined with antitrust immunity for reforms voluntarily adopted by the NCAA.