Ex-Texas Prosecutor Disbarred After Sending Innocent Man To Death Row

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Charles Sebesta was disbarred for his conduct in the conviction of Anthony Graves, who spent 18 years in prison on charges.

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Former Texas Prosecutor Disbarred For Sending Innocent Man To Death Row

Charles Sebesta lied and presented false testimony against Robert Carter for the murders of six people.

02/09/2016 04:52 am ET

A Texas legal panel voted on Monday to disbar a former prosecutor for sending an innocent man to death row by presenting tainted testimony and making false statements that undermined the defendant’s alibi.

The Board of Disciplinary Appeals appointed by the Texas Supreme Court upheld a state licensing board’s decision to disbar Charles Sebesta for his conduct in convicting Anthony Graves, who spent 18 years in prison on charges of setting a fire that killed six people before being freed. 

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Anthony Graves spent 12…

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