Former Texas prosecutor gets jail for wrongful conviction
Ken Anderson the prosecutor who convicted an innocent Michael Morton for the murder of his wife agreed to serve 10 days in jail and preform 500 hours of community service as part of a plea bargain agreement. Anderson will also be disbarred and pay a $500 fine.
The Michael Morton case received national attention and his case led to the passage of the Michel Morton act earlier this year. The Michael Morton Act will require all prosecutors to turn over a copy of their file if a motion is filed by a defendant’s attorney.