11:13am

Tue May 31, 2011
Law

Supreme Court: Ashcroft Safe From Detainee Lawsuit

An American Muslim arrested as a material witness in a terrorism case in 2003 would have to show then-Attorney General John Ashcroft was personally responsible for an infringement of the detainee's constitutional rights, including abuse in prison. A court had issued a warrant for Abdullah al-Kidd's detention.