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This is huge. The Michael Morton case started in 1987 when then Prosecutor Ken Anderson withheld exculpatory evidence from the defense which led to Morton being jailed for 25 years. The Innocence ...
by JDWolverton
Comment Count 79 comments on Sat Nov 09, 2013 at 07:27 AM PST with 368 Recommends
Michael Morton served 25 years in prison for a murder he didn't commit. That is, unfortunately, not nearly as unusual as "Justice" would imply. What is very unusual is that the former District ...
by The Baculum King
Comment Count 85 comments on Fri Apr 19, 2013 at 08:08 PM PDT with 276 Recommends
I wrote a [diary http://www.dailykos.com/story/2011/12/19/1046796/-%28Update-x-2%29-One-of-Those-Catalytic,-Iconic-Cases-That-Leads-to-Reform?via=history] last night which detailed the case of a ...
by JekyllnHyde
Comment Count 75 comments on Mon Dec 19, 2011 at 06:44 PM PST with 251 Recommends
Back in 1986, Christine Morton was brutally beaten to death in her home in Williamson County, north of Austin. Her husband, Michael, was convicted of the crime and sentenced to life in prison. ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 51 comments on Mon Feb 04, 2013 at 06:46 AM PST with 185 Recommends
As I mentioned yesterday , former Williamson County, Texas DA Ken Anderson is facing a formal inquiry into how he handled the prosecution of Christine Morton's 1986 murder. Her husband Michael was ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 43 comments on Tue Feb 05, 2013 at 03:16 PM PST with 114 Recommends
I've been a member of The Innocence Project for a long time. Somehow, with each exoneration, with each additional release from prison of an innocent person, I don't feel a sense of justice, I feel ...
by htowngenie
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Nov 27, 2013 at 01:11 PM PST with 21 Recommends