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Revealed: Wisconsin John Doe investigation was
full-blown anti-conservative fishing expedition

Legal Insurrection, by William A. Jacobson

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 8/26/2014 4:59:27 AM

We’ve covered the abusive anti-conservative Wisconsin “John Doe” proceedings many times before. The short story is that two separate proceedings were commenced under the auspices of Democratic District Attorneys in order to try to take down Scott Walker. John Doe No. 1 concerned Walker’s time as County Executive and ended without finding any wrongdoing by Walker himself. John Doe No. 2 concerned Walker’s time as Governor and recall election. Both a state court judge and a federal judge found that even if everything the investigators claimed was true, it was not illegal. This John Doe No. 2 resulted in a federal lawsuit by

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Trigger2, 8/26/2014 5:13:27 AM     (No. 9981269)

All of them should be disbarred.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: tren9, 8/26/2014 8:44:58 AM     (No. 9981450)

Most States have a system where anyone can file a complaint with the State Supreme Court accusing any lawyer of misconduct and have the lawyer investigated and perhaps disciplined. Sadly, very few are actually disciplined as the committee and the judges/justices are all lawyers.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: eoddad, 8/26/2014 8:48:29 AM     (No. 9981458)

When is someone going to Prison for this corruption?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: oh-heck, 8/26/2014 10:20:03 AM     (No. 9981639)

This is using the complaint system to replicate what they do in Texas using the status of Travis County as the home of Texas government. So the County DA has evolved as a dual office, part being the traditional County DA and part investigating possible corruption in government or government managed industries. This sweet arrangement (for Dems) was nearly destroyed when the DA was caught driving at nearly three times the legal limit for blood alcohol. Governor Perry said sorry, no state taxpayer funds will go to convicted drunk driver investigating elected Texas officials. Voila, the DA brought 2 indictments against Perry.

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