Harvard Law Professor: Arrest Officer That Shot Michael Brown [VIDEO]

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Brendan Bordelon

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Harvard law professor Charles Ogletree called for the arrest of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson for shooting and killing teenager Michael Brown last week, explaining that he shot and killed a man and “no one knows why he did it.”

Ogletree appeared on NBC’s “Meet The Press” on Sunday to discuss the fallout from last week’s police shooting of Brown, which incited race riots and a heavy-handed police response in the small Missouri town.

“I think the first thing that needs to happen: you need to arrest Officer Wilson,” the law professor declared. “He shot and killed a man — shot him multiple times — and he’s walking free. No one knows anything about him, no one knows why he did it. We need to have to have that done, number one.”

On Friday the Ferguson police department released a video showing Brown robbing a convenience store…

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James Risen: “A lot of people still think this is some kind of game or signal or spin.”

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President Barack Obama is no friend of press freedom, says a New York Times reporter who may be sent to jail for refusing to reveal a source.

“A lot of people still think this is some kind of game or signal or spin,” reporter James Risen told his own paper in a profile about his plight published Saturday. “They don’t want to believe that Obama wants to crack down on the press and whistle-blowers. But he does. He’s the greatest enemy to press freedom in a generation.” (RELATED: NYT reporter: Obama administration ‘the greatest enemy of press freedom’ in a generation)

Risen’s troubles stem from the 2006 publication of his book “State of War,” which included classified information about a failed CIA plot against Iran’s nuclear program. In…

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