Minden Press-Herald

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Sep 19th

Jindal seeks to avoid deposition on Common Core

jindalBATON ROUGE — Gov. Bobby Jindal's lawyer said Tuesday that the Republican governor is protected from questioning under oath in a legal dispute over his actions to undermine the Common Core education standards.

Attorney Jimmy Faircloth told a judge that lawyers seeking to force Jindal to submit to a deposition haven't met the standards required for questioning a sitting Louisiana governor under state law. He asked Judge Todd Hernandez to prohibit Jindal's deposition.

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