Biographical information about former Texas Attorney General Dan Morales, who was indicted on March 6th, 2003 on fraud charges:
HOMETOWN: San Antonio
EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree from Trinity University in San Antonio. Law degree from Harvard Law School in 1981.
EXPERIENCE: Attorney; Bexar County prosecutor; state representative; Texas attorney general, 1991-99. Defeated in Democratic gubernatorial primary in 2002.
IN THE NEWS: The state won a $17.3 billion settlement with tobacco companies during Morales' tenure as attorney general. In response to a court decision against race-based admissions at state colleges and universities, Morales expanded the ban to scholarships and financial aid.