Exonerations

The Last Man Exonerated

Jan 21, 2013 By Michael Hall

Kerry Max Cook walked off death row in 1997, but he was never officially exonerated. At least not yet. He just filed a DNA motion he hopes will clear his name.

Investigating the Prosecutors

Jan 21, 2013 By Michael Hall

What will state supreme court chief justice Wallace Jefferson do about Ken Anderson, the DA who sent an innocent man to prison? Based on these clues, Anderson is in for the fight of his life. 

And Justice for Some

Jan 20, 2013 By Michael Hall

How the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals mistakes toughness for fairness—and gives the state a black eye.