Judge opens door for former AG Ashcroft to testify in student computer terrorism lawsuit

Friday, 29 September 2006, 10:18 AM EST

Former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft could be called to testify in a lawsuit that claims a student was wrongly imprisoned in a computer terrorism case, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.

U.S. District Judge Edward Lodge rejected Ashcroft's argument that he was entitled to absolute immunity because his position at the Department of Justice was prosecutorial.

At SMH.

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