Today’s show originally aired on September 23, 2021.
Michael Morton spent 25 years in prison for the murder of his wife, Christine Morton, before he was exonerated by DNA evidence in 2011.
The man who dedicated his life at that time to the case was attorney John Raley, a civil litigator whose first criminal case freed an innocent man.
We spend the hour with John Raley to discuss the case and its aftermath, in light of a new Investigation Discovery special, "Guilty Until Proven Innocent."
Exoneree Michael Morton is also here to talk about forgiveness, finding hope, and surviving that time.
Tickets are still available to ID’s advanced screening of Guilty Until Proven Innocent on September 28 in Austin, Texas. Please visit AustinFilm.org for details. Ticket proceeds will benefit the Innocence Project.
- Pro bono attorney for Michael Morton
- Texas exoneree
- Author of "Getting Life: An Innocent Man’s 25-Year Journey from Prison to Peace: A Memoir"
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