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Charles Ogletree

The Harvard Law School Jesse Climenko Professor of Law, and the author of "The Presumption of Guilt"

Charles Ogletree appears in the following:

Life Without Parole

Friday, August 03, 2012

Charles Ogletree, professor and executive director of the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice at Harvard Law School and co-editor of Life Without Parole: America's New Death Penalty?, examines the social, political, cultural, and legal meanings of lifelong imprisonment.

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Charles Ogletree on Race, Class, and Crime in America

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Charles Ogletree, one of the country’s foremost experts on civil rights, discusses the arrest of Henry Louis Gates, Jr., MacArthur Fellow and Harvard professor, for attempting to break into his own home last July, and explores issues of race, class, and crime. His book The Presumption of Guilt: The Arrest of Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Race, Class and Crime in America is based on his years of research and his own experiences with law enforcement, and it outlines steps we should take to reach racial and legal equality for all Americans.

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Lessons From The Skip Gates Incident

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Last summer, Henry Louis Gates Jr. was arrested in his home on obstruction of justice charges, after police came to investigate a 911 call that said two men barged into a house in Massachusetts. The incident brought into sharp relief the continuing issues race relations in this country today, especially between the police and black men. 

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