Texas Death Row Exoneree Endows Scholarship to Honor His Attorney

Anthony Graves

Anthony Graves spent 18 years in prison – 12 years on death row – for a murder he did not commit.

Thanks to the tireless efforts of his attorney, Nicole Casarez, and her students at Houston’s University of St. Thomas, he was eventually exonerated.  He was awarded $1.4 million by the state of Texas for wrongful incarceration.

Anthony wanted to recognize her efforts with something that would “live on,” and so created an endowed scholarship at the University of Texas Law School in her name.

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