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Exonerated death row inmate takes on his former prosecutor in Texas
Exonerated death row inmate takes on his former prosecutor in Texas

HOUSTON — Anthony Graves survived 18 years in prison for murders he did not commit, a dozen of those years on death row, where he was twice scheduled for execution. On Wednesday, Graves stood defiant outside a courthouse in a blue pinstripe suit with several state lawmakers and announced that the State Bar of Texas would be investigating his complaint against the prosecutor who convicted him, Charles Sebesta. “Give us justice,” said Graves, 48, of Houston. The announcement was the latest salvo in a legal battle that the two men have been fighting for two decades. Sebesta, 73, the former district attorney in rural Burleson County, about 100 miles northwest of Houston, has defended his...

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