WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to decide whether to block a lawsuit against former Attorney General John Ashcroft and others by non-U.S. citizens, mainly Muslims, swept up after the Sept. 11 attacks who said they were abused in detention.
The senior officials under former President George W. Bush, also including former FBI Director Robert Mueller and Immigration and Naturalization Service Commissioner James Ziglar, have asked the justices to reverse a 2015 lower court ruling allowing the long-running suit to proceed.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to decide whether to revive a civil rights lawsuit filed by the family of a Mexican teenager against a U.S. Border Patrol agent who fatally shot the 15-year-old from across the border in Texa...
The Supreme Court will hear an appeal from former Attorney General John Ashcroft and former FBI Director Robert Mueller that is seeking to shut down a lawsuit filed by Muslim … Click to Continue »
The justices agreed to decide whether officials including a former attorney general and a former F.B.I. director may be held liable for policies that swept hundreds into detention.
The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether foreigners who were detained for months after the Sept. 11 attacks can sue former Attorney General John Ashcroft and other officials. The justices agreed to... To view the full story, click...