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Harvard University Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. retained Harvard Law School Professor Charles J. Ogletree (inset) to represent him after being arrested on disorderly conduct charges by Cambridge police.
The charges were subsequently dropped against Prof. Gates, but the legal fury over being accused of breaking into his own home, handcuffed and reportedly harassed by local law enforcement in front of his neighbors, may prompt Ogletree to file a civil rights lawsuit on behalf of his new client.
Prof. Ogletree's civil rights litigation history is extensive. Here is a sample of high-profile and high-impact lawsuits in which he has been involved with over the last decade:
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