Drama Erupts as Anderson Court of Inquiry Nears Its End

A day punctuated by histrionics and anguish in the courtroom was capped off Thursday with at times confounding testimony from Judge Ken Anderson's protege, co-author and friend, former Williamson County District Attorney John Bradley. The ex-prosecutor backed away from previous damning statements he made about his former boss's role in Michael Morton's wrongful conviction, and on the stand said Anderson had not violated a judge's order to turn over evidence in the 1987 trial.

"Mr. Anderson had very high ethical standards," Bradley said. "The decisions I saw him make were always highly ethical."

Anderson, the former ...

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 real name will be displayed. Thanks for taking time to offer your thoughts.

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

Sign Up for The Brief

Our daily news summary