30th Annual Environmental Law Update 2018

Product ID: CA2786D
Presented By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE

Co-produced with the Environmental Law Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin

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Our environment is everywhere – and so are the laws governing and protecting it. The 30th Annual Environmental Law Update makes it easy to stay informed on all the latest legislative changes and regulatory issues at the federal and state levels.

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Member $249.00

Non-Member $329.00

7.5 CLE

* EPR credit is not available for OnDemand programs.
CLE Credits are available only if viewed prior to 12/31/2019.

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Co-produced with the Environmental Law Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin

Feeling stumped? Branch out your understanding

Our environment is everywhere – and so are the laws governing and protecting it. The 30th Annual Environmental Law Update makes it easy to stay informed on all the latest legislative changes and regulatory issues at the federal and state levels.

Read More

Program Chair:

Julie P. Wilson
Milwaukee City Attorney's Office
Milwaukee

Presenters:

Peter J. Block
Milwaukee City Attorney’s Office
Milwaukee

Paul M. Ferguson
Wisconsin Department of Justice
Madison

Paul D. Kuglitsch
Milwaukee County Corporation Counsel
Milwaukee

Andrew T. Phillips
von Briesen & Roper, S.C.
Milwaukee

Joely Urdan
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Office of Legal Affairs
Milwaukee

8:00 a.m. : Registration

8:30 a.m. : Case Law Update

  • A review of the last year’s public records and open meetings decisions
  • The Wisconsin Supreme Court’s determination in Madison Teachers, Inc. v. Scott analyzing whether the potential for voter intimidation or coercion was properly considered when applying the balancing test
  • Recent Wisconsin Court of Appeals determinations, such as Hagen v. Bd. of Regents of the Univ. of Wis. Sys., analyzing whether a UW-Oshkosh professor could block the release of records of which he was the subject

Peter J. Block

9:05 a.m. : Open Meetings Issues Post-Krueger

  • How is a “governmental body” created?
  • Who has the legal ability to create a “governmental body”?
  • What should governing bodies/boards look out for given the Krueger court’s analysis of the definition of a “governmental body”?
  • What are some practical steps that can be taken to avoid issues such as those presented in Krueger?
  • The need for statutory clarification on some of the points raised in Krueger

Andrew T. Phillips

9:55 a.m. : Break

10:10 a.m. : Inmate Telephone Recordings and the Intersection of Discovery, Public Records, and Electronic Surveillance Laws

  • Intersection (or not) of inmate phone recordings and the Wisconsin Electronic Surveillance Control Law and Federal Wiretap Act
  • To whom can an authority release inmate phone recordings under Wisconsin Public Records Law?
  • WI Admin. Code Section DOC 309.39 and inmate phone calls in promoting rehabilitation

Paul D. Kuglitsch

10:50 a.m. : Public Records in the #MeToo Era

  • Has the balancing test changed for handling records related to:
    o Police reports
    o Human resources investigations
    o Complaints
    o And more?

Peter J. Block, Paul M. Ferguson, Joely Urdan

12:05 p.m. : Program Concludes

Following program start times, webcast replay schedule will vary slightly from above listed times.

  • Learn what's new at the Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources
  • Understand the importance of recent high-capacity wells litigation
  • Learn what Wisconsin attorneys should know about California's Proposition 65
  • Look at recent developments in wetland mitigation banking
  • Understand the ethical issues and obligations in environmental law today
  • Receive updates on agriculture and Wisconsin's Dept. of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection
  • Discover how Movrich v. Lobermeier impacts the evolving public trust doctrine
  • Find out about the latest air issues
  • Environmental law attorneys
  • Real estate lawyers
  • Agricultural law attorneys
  • Business lawyers
  • Construction law attorneys
  • Municipal lawyers

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