Anthony Graves was wrongfully convicted of capital murder in a trial where the prosecutor, Charles Sebesta, withheld evidence that could have helped prove Graves’s innocence. So why hasn’t Sebesta been held accountable for his egregious misconduct?
December 18, 2013 | by Pamela Colloff | Criminal Justice
The City of Lubbock makes amends for its grievous mistake in wrongfully convicting Timothy Cole—who died in prison—by erecting a statue in his memory.
The legendary Houston criminal defense attorney will examine former DA Ken Anderson, who prosecuted Michael Morton. With this appointment, things just got a whole lot more interesting. Here’s why.
March 14, 2012 | by Pamela Colloff
Prosecutors say they will prove that Norwood sold a .45 pistol that was stolen from the Morton home.
March 20, 2013 | by Pamela Colloff | Norwood Trial
The National Magazine Award–winning story about Michael Morton, a man who came home from work one day in 1986 to find that his wife had been brutally murdered. What happened next was one of the most profound miscarriages of justice in Texas history.
November 1, 2012 | by Pamela Colloff | National Magazine Award Winner