Quantcast

Tag Archives: Gov. Scott Walker

Tracking Doe: Investigative proceedings, though one of a kind, have deep historical roots

Ed Fallone is an associate professor of law at Marquette University.

Critics of the John Doe investigations that have dogged Gov. Scott Walker since he took office in 2011 often make much of the fact that Wisconsin is the only state to have a law allowing the frequently secret probes.

Read More »

US Supreme Court questions legality of warrantless DNA collection

supreme-court

Exactly two weeks after Gov. Scott Walker proposed expanding DNA collection efforts in Wisconsin for those arrested on felony charges, the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday heard oral arguments in a related case Justice Samuel Alito Jr. called “perhaps, the most important criminal procedure case that this court has heard in decades.”

Read More »