Seized documents could raise legal questions for John Doe special prosecutor, GAB

By   /  February 24, 2017  /  Accountability, Criminal Justice, First Amendment, Free Speech, News, Power Abuse, State Government, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

Seizure of documents from the state Ethics Commission could present legal problems for John Doe prosecutor.

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Attorney general’s office remains silent on John Doe leak probe

By   /  March 22, 2017  /  Accountability, First Amendment, Free Speech, Governor, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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There is a small universe of people who had access to the documents, and that universe is almost exclusively populated by prosecutors, investigators and court officials.

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Does prosecutorial immunity trump justice in John Doe-related lawsuit?

By   /  March 20, 2017  /  Accountability, First Amendment, Free Speech, Judiciary, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

“You have to seek a real warrant from a real judge in an open court,” said MacIver Institute attorney Ben Hurst.

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John Doe probe will never be over for furious Democrats

By   /  December 26, 2016  /  Commentary, First Amendment, Free Speech, Judiciary, Politics & Elections, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Prosecutors spent years hounding conservatives, spying on them, raiding their homes, stealing their property and threatening to put them in jail if they said anything about the probe.

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Latest document dump reminder of how abusive Wisconsin’s John Doe probe was

By   /  January 24, 2017  /  Accountability, Criminal Justice, Free Speech, Judiciary, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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If the prosecutors really did behave tyrannically, conducting a government-funded investigation marked by retribution, shouldn’t there be consequences for such behavior?

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An open letter to the Wisconsin Supreme Court from a John Doe victim

By   /  January 23, 2017  /  Commentary, Free Speech, Judiciary, Open Records, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“Some of you may know me as Unnamed Petitioner Number 7”

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