Former Morton Prosecutor Denies Wrongdoing in Case

Judge and former prosecutor Ken Anderson speaks about the wrongful conviction of Michael Morton.
Judge and former prosecutor Ken Anderson speaks about the wrongful conviction of Michael Morton.

Former prosecutor Ken Anderson says he is anguished over Michael Morton's wrongful conviction. But he strenuously denied allegations that he intentionally withheld any evidence in 1987 that would have cleared Morton.

Perry Takes Aim at Congress, Courts

Gov. Rick Perry and Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback in Bettendorf, Iowa, for Perry's government reform speech.
Gov. Rick Perry and Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback in Bettendorf, Iowa, for Perry's government reform speech.

Gov. Rick Perry is proposing to bring a little Texas to Washington — with a “part-time citizen Congress” that doesn’t meet so often, and whose members earn only half of what they make now. Perry will also call for an end to lifetime appointments for federal judges, including members of the U.S. Supreme Court.