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Federal Judge Blocks Secret Probe into Wisconsin Governors 2012 Recall Election

Shortly after Governor Scott Walker won the June 2012 recall election in Wisconsin, District Attorney John Chisholm launched a secret probe to investigate illegal activity surrounding the election. This secret probe is referred to as a John Doe proceeding and is defined by Wisconsin Statute 968.26 as a proceeding to determine whether a crime has been committed […]

A New Emerging Loophole to Attorney-Client Privilege

According to a survey conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers in 2007, 43% of fraud detected in American corporations was due to whistleblowers, whereas professional auditors constituted only 19%. With the government providing more incentives to employees for blowing the whistle on their employers questionably illegal activities, corporate executives are becoming unsure about whom they can trust. A corporations team […]

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