Former Williamson County prosecutor Ken Anderson was sentenced to 10 days in jail for contempt of court and agreed to surrender his law license Friday to resolve accusations that he hid favorable evidence from Michael Morton, who spent almost 25 years in prison for a murder he did not commit.
District Judge Kelly Moore found Anderson in criminal contempt of court for telling Morton’s trial judge, during a 1987 pretrial hearing, that he had no evidence favorable to the accused.
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