Tuesday, November 26, 2013

When The Death Penalty Is Not Enough

Cases like undermine the entire country just as surely as treason does.

Law Offices of Jonathan Franklin: 1st Time Ever, a Prosecutor Goes to Jail for Wrongfully Convicting an Innocent Man:
In Texas, former prosecutor and judge Ken Anderson pled guilty to intentionally failing to disclose evidence in a case that sent an innocent man, Michael Morton, to prison for the murder of his wife. When trying the case as a prosecutor, Anderson possessed evidence that may have cleared Morton, including statements from the crime’s only eyewitness that Morton wasn’t the culprit. Anderson sat on this evidence, and then watched Morton get convicted. While Morton remained in prison for the next 25 years, Anderson’s career flourished, and he eventually became a judge...

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