Morton Prosecutor Objects To Misconduct Inquiry

Allegations that former Williamson County prosecutor Ken Anderson committed criminal misconduct in the wrongful prosecution of Michael Morton 25 years ago are "unjustified and insupportable," his lawyers argued in a court document filed today. 

"It is unfortunate that the Innocence Project has attempted to leverage the good work done by it and others on Mr. Morton's behalf — to secure his exoneration — into unjustified and insupportable allegations of criminal conduct by Ken Anderson," wrote Anderson's lawyers, including Eric Nichols, a former deputy attorney general.

Michael Morton was exonerated last year after DNA evidence showed he did not beat his ...

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