GEORGETOWN, Texas (KXAN) - A Sept. 30 trial date was set Friday in the complaint from the State Bar that could result in state District Judge Ken Anderson being barred from practicing law in Texas.
The date was set in a hearing that was part of the ongoing civil and criminal charge against Anderson.
The matter revolves around his time as the Williamson County prosecutor in the Michael Morton wrongful murder conviction from the late 1980s.The State Bar contends that Anderson improperly withheld evidence that could have helped Morton's case
The presiding judge in the hearing, meanwhile, said he would rule in seven to 10 days on arguments from Anderson's lawyers a trial should not be held because that the statute of limitations has run out on matters relating to Anderson's role in Morton's prosecution.
Anderson was arrested earlier this year after a court of inquiry showed he withheld evidence in the original trial.
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