Judge rules Jindal, others can’t be deposed but trial progresses

Article By: Mike Hasten | August 14, 2014 | Originally Posted on thenewsstar.com

BATON ROUGE A Baton Rouge judge has ruled that Gov. Bobby Jindal and some top administration officials cannot be questioned by attorneys prior to going to court in a lawsuit against them but he rejected administration attorneys’ arguments that the teachers, parents and charter school operator have no grounds to sue them.

District Judge Todd Hernandez agreed with Jindal attorney Jimmy Faircloth who argued Tuesday that the governor could not be deposed in the lawsuit.

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