Graves will formally ask the State Bar of Texas to take action against Charles Sebesta, the former district attorney who sent him to death row.
January 20, 2014 | by Pamela Colloff | Criminal Justice
The State Bar of Texas has found “just cause” to pursue disciplinary action against Charles Sebesta, the district attorney who sent Graves to death row.
July 7, 2014 | by Pamela Colloff | Prosecutorial Misconduct
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
Anthony Graves has spent the past eighteen years behind bars—twelve of them on death row—for a grisly 1992 murder. There was no plausible motive nor any physical evidence to connect him to the crime, and the only witness against him repeatedly recanted his testimony. Yet he remains locked up. Did the system fail?
October 1, 2010 | by Pamela Colloff | Feature