Charles Ruff

Charles Frederick Carson Ruff
lawyer
Born: 8/1/1939
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio

influential Washington lawyer who defended President Clinton during his impeachment trial in 1999. He served as special prosecutor who investigated President Nixon during the Watergate scandal and defended Anita Hill during Clarence Thomas's Supreme Court confirmation hearings.

Died: Washington, D.C., 11/19/2000

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