Ex-Aide To Wis. Gov. Walker Can't Sue Over Search Of Home

Law360, New York (August 29, 2017, 7:21 PM EDT) -- The Seventh Circuit on Tuesday found a former aide to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker had failed to prove a search of her home by local prosecutors was retaliation for her political views.

A three-judge panel found that the search warrant executed on Cynthia Archer’s home in September 2011 was valid and that she had failed to provide evidence she was investigated in retaliation for her actions as part of the Walker administration.

“Although this case presents troubling accusations of a politically motivated investigation, Archer has not met her burden in overcoming the defendants’ invocation of qualified immunity,” said the opinion by...

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