Ken Anderson Responds to State Bar's Ethics Filing

Lawyers for Williamson County State District Judge Ken Anderson said in a legal document filed Monday that the Texas State Bar’s claims that the former district attorney violated state ethics rules in the 1987 prosecution of Michael Morton are barred by the statute of limitations.

The State Bar of Texas filed a disciplinary case against Anderson last month, alleging that he deliberately withheld evidence and made false statements to the court during the trial that led to Morton’s wrongful conviction.

Morton was sentenced to life and spent nearly 25 years in prison for the August 1986 murder of his wife ...

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