Since the arrest and trial of former District Attorney Ken Anderson of Williamson County, Texas, responsible for suppressing exculpatory evidence in Michael Morton’s murder case (which resulted in his wrongful imprisonment for 25 years), commentators are starting to ask why Anderson is the only prosecutor to meet such an end.
In a fantastic piece for Texas Monthly, Pamela Colloff details Charles Sebesta’s prosecutorial misconduct in the case of Anthony Graves, who spent nearly 20 years on Texas’s death row for a murder he didn’t commit. Colloff follows up with the Texas State Bar to see whether a grievance filed against Sebesta in the case was dismissed because he had done nothing wrong (as his website states). She received a surprising answer…
Read Colloff’s latest piece here.
Read her original story on Anthony Graves in 2010 here.