Morton Calls Anderson's Inquiry "Road to Accountability"

GEORGETOWN — It’s been a painful week at times, Michael Morton said, as a court of inquiry rehashes the details of the botched murder trial that led to his wrongful conviction more than a quarter-century ago.

“Sometimes you get angry, sometimes you get a little sad, sometimes you get a little numb from sitting through it all,” he said after 10-hour day of contentious courtroom testimony Wednesday.

But, Morton said, the pain, sadness and anger are just part of the journey he is on to find some accountability for the prosecutor who sent him to prison for life for a ...

Full Story

Comment Policy

The Texas Tribune is pleased to provide the opportunity for you to share your observations about this story. We encourage lively debate on the issues of the day, but we ask that you refrain from using profanity or other offensive speech, engaging in personal attacks or name-calling, posting advertising, or wandering away from the topic at hand. To comment, you must be a registered user of the Tribune, and your user name will be displayed. Thanks for taking time to offer your thoughts.

You must be logged in to leave a comment. Login | Sign-Up