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In 1986, after I left my home in the suburbs for a regular day at
work, my wife Christine was brutally murdered while our 3-year old son
watched. Upon returning home from work that day, I found that I was
the prime suspect in her murder, and six weeks later I was arrested.
In 1987, I was sentenced to life in prison after my family and I had
exhausted our financial resources in my defense against a District
Attorney who withheld key evidence in this case. That evidence was
later discovered by the Innocence Project and my pro-bono lawyer John
Raley. That evidence ultimately freed me in October 2011, after I had
spent nearly 25 years in prison for a crime I did not commit.
Don't let my story be your story. Join with me and people all over
Texas to maintain the crucial changes that have been made in Texas
state law, that will hold prosecutors accountable when they cross the
line in their pursuit of justice.
Michael Morton's memoir
Getting Life: An Innocent Man's 25-Year
Journey From Prison to Peace
was released July 8, 2014 and is available from
the outlets below.
Don’t let Michael’s story be your story. Join
with Michael and people all over Texas who
support changes in state law that will hold
prosecutors accountable when they cross
the line in their pursuit of justice.