U.S. Supreme Court denies review of John Doe-related case

By   /  May 18, 2015  /  First Amendment, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Watchdog

MADISON, Wis. – The U.S. Supreme Court has denied a request by conservative targets of a secret political investigation to review a lower court’s ruling dismissing a civil rights lawsuit against Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm and his fellow John Doe prosecutors.

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Warrants command John Doe targets to remain silent

By   /  May 14, 2015  /  First Amendment, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter

MADISON, Wis. – Search warrants used in multiple raids of John Doe targets warn them not to discuss the raid with anyone but an attorney – under threat of criminal punishment.

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Political prisoner Kelly Rindfleisch on home confinement, working for O’Keefe

By   /  May 8, 2015  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Watchdog

MADISON, Wis. – Kelly Rindfleisch, political prize in Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm’s John Doe investigation of former aides and allies of Gov. Scott Walker, is serving out her six-month sentence on home confinement and working for the man who has been the secretive DA’s nemesis.

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Will discovery reveal more bombshell information about ‘rogue’ GAB?

By   /  May 8, 2015  /  First Amendment, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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The state Supreme Court is weighing several key questions related to Wisconsin’s political John Doe investigation, including whether the stalled probe will be allowed to resume.

But testimony is now being taken in another John Doe-related lawsuit that could further shine light on the abuses perpetrated by the prosecutors and their partners at the state Government Accountability Board.

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Wisconsin as a New Yorker cartoon of itself

By   /  May 6, 2015  /  Commentary, Media, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Part 200 of 204 in the series Wisconsin’s Secret War

By Will Swaim | Watchdog.org
I’m a huge fan of the New Yorker magazine – all the way back to Edmund Wilson’s lit-crit and A.J. Liebling’s coverage of World War II. And I enjoyed Lincoln Caplan’s recent New Yorker piece on changes in the Wisconsin Supreme Court – enjoyed […]

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U.S. Supreme Court could announce decision on John Doe case later this month

By   /  May 6, 2015  /  First Amendment, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Watchdog

MADISON, Wis. – The U.S. Supreme Court has added O’Keefe v. Chisholm to its conference schedule on May 14.

Based on that discussion schedule, it is likely the public will know on Monday, May 18, whether the high court will accept the case.

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