Texas prosecutor to serve 10 days for innocent man‘s 25-year imprisonment Ken Anderson, former prosecutor and state judge, won the 1987 conviction of Michael Morton for murder despite evidence Associated Press in Georgetown theguardian.com,
Friday 8 November 2013 21.40 GMT
Anderson accepted the plea deal in the same Williamson County courthouse where he later spent 11 years as a state judge. He resigned in September.
Ken Anderson also agreed to be disbarred and was fined $500 as part of a sweeping deal that was expected to end all criminal and civil cases against the embattled ex-district attorney, who presided over a tough-on-crime Texas county for 30 years. Anderson faced up to 10 years in prison if convicted of tampering with evidence in the 1987 murder trial of Michael Morton, who wrongly spent nearly 25 years in prison…..
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