Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Cong. Barney Frank's Consultant Prof. Charles Ogletree to Debate Cherokee's Chad Smith on Freedmen Issue

The 2009 Federal Bar Association Annual Meeting and Convention to host debate between Professor Charles Ogletree and Chad Smith on the Cherokee Freedmen issue on Thursday Sept 10th in Oklahoma City....

Professor Charles Ogletree has been a consultant to Congressman Barney Frank on the Freedmen issues.

Chad Smith has said that the Cherokee's treated their slaves well.


Allen L. Lee said...

For those who may want some insight as to who Prof. Charles Ogletree is.

"Charles Ogletree
Another Obama-professor-turned-adviser is Ogletree, 55, who has been at Harvard since 1985. Before that, he was a District of Columbia public defender, which shaped his professorial focus on civil rights and criminal justice. He wrote a book on school desegregation, and he counseled Anita Hill when she testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee during the confirmation hearings for now-Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.
Ogletree has advised Obama on reforming the criminal-justice system as well on constitutional issues. He is a member of the Obama campaign's black advisory council, which also includes Cornel West, who teaches African-American studies at Princeton University. The group formed after Obama skipped a conference on African-American issues in Hampton, Va., to announce his presidential candidacy in Illinois.

creeper said...

It seems that Mr.Ogletree has all the qualifications to debate
Chad Smith. Cant wait to hear the outcome.

Anonymous said...

I just hope that Prof. Ogletree is versed in Indian Federal Law and Cherokee history.