Jail Time May Be the Least of Ken Anderson’s Problems

What will an independent audit of Anderson’s old criminal cases turn up?
Thu November 14, 2013 9:00 am
Ken Anderson agreed to give up his law license and serve ten days in jail for hiding favorable evidence to secure Morton's 1987 conviction for a murder he did not commit.
AP Photo | Austin American-Statesman, Rodolfo Gonzalez

The news last Friday that former Williamson County district judge Ken Anderson would have to serve jail time and forfeit his law license for withholding exculpatory evidence in the Michael Morton case was initially heralded as historic and unprecedented.

Anderson, who prosecuted Morton in 1987 for the murder of his wife, Christine, had long insisted that he had committed

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