2017 News

11.16.17
Marquette Lawyers
The Washington Post

“If it had been the intent of Congress to completely eliminate the DEA’s ability to ever impose an immediate suspension on distributors or manufacturers, it would be difficult to conceive of a more effective vehicle for achieving that goal,” Mulrooney wrote in his article, which is scheduled to be published this winter by the Marquette Law Review.

11.15.17
Marquette Lawyers

“Any discipline over the anthem would have to fall within the procedural range of other disciplinary acts as spelled in the collective bargaining agreement,” Mitten said. “In this case, the league would not have right to fine, reduce salaries or force a player to sit during the game. Undoubtedly there would be a grievance filed if they did.”

11.07.17
Community
Urban Milwaukee

The most recent panel discussion, part of Gousha’s periodic On the Issues series at Marquette Law School, coincided with the Startup Week in Wisconsin campaign, which kicked off Monday.

Gousha’s guests came from different areas of the startup scene and included Amanda Baltz, CEO of Spaulding Medical; Matt Cordio, founder of Startup Milwaukee and Skills Pipeline; and Richard Yau, co-founder of Bright Cellars.

11.06.17
Faculty & Staff
Journal Sentinel

The law forces the Wisconsin Supreme Court to directly take appeals ... Ed Fallone is an associate professor at the Marquette University Law School.

10.11.17
Faculty & Staff
ESPN

Paul Secunda, director, labor and employment law program, Marquette University: "I've heard a lot of fans talk about Constitutional rights. There are no First Amendment rights involved here because it's in the private, not public, sector. But I do believe that this is illegal. Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act allows employees to engage in activities to improve workplace conditions. By telling players they can't stand for the anthem, Jerry Jones is effectively chilling such expression, which is a violation of the act."

02.03.17
Faculty & Staff
NPR News in Milwaukee

Peter Rofes, professor of law, commented on the push for an Article V Convention by the American Legislative Exchange Council, which could end in amending the U.S. Constitution. “There's widespread disagreement about whether they have to say to Congress, 'Let's call a convention for precisely the same reason; for slightly different reasons,’” Rofes said. “So there's lot of play in the joints and much to challenge legally and constitutionally.”

01.17.17
Faculty & Staff
WisBar

Andrea Schneider, professor of law, and Natalie Fleury, adjunct professor of law, commented on the new rule that will allow lawyers who mediate family law cases to draft, complete and file settlement documents. “Divorcing couples may find the services of a lawyer-mediator to be a more palatable expense than hiring two attorneys,” Fleury and Schneider wrote.

01.16.17
Faculty & Staff
New York Magazine

Paul Secunda, professor of law, commented on President-elect Donald Trump’s pick of Andy Puzder as labor secretary. “It would be hard to pick someone who is more anti-labor than this guy for the Labor Department,” Secunda said.