Ogletree: Cherokee morality should decide freedmen issue


Within the legally complex Cherokee freedmen issue is a question of morality, Harvard law professor Charles Ogletree told members of the Federal Bar Association on Thursday. “Any sovereign group has a right to decide who’s in and who’s out,” he said. “But there’s a difference between having the right to do something, that is be in power when you have the opportunity to do something, and doing the right thing.”