State Bar, Anderson Attorneys Make Case to Judge

GEORGETOWN — Parties in a disciplinary case against the prosecutor who pursued Michael Morton’s since-overturned murder conviction will have to wait another week for a decision on whether they will go to trial.

The State Bar of Texas filed a grievance against former Williamson County District Attorney Ken Anderson last year alleging that Anderson violated state ethics rules by withholding evidence and making false statements to the court during Morton’s 1987 trial. During a hearing on Friday afternoon, both sides presented their arguments and requested a summary judgment that would keep the case from going to trial.

Eric Nichols, Anderson’s ...

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