Kerry Max Cook

The Culture |
June 3, 2016

The Usual Suspect

Stunning new evidence in the case of Kerry Max Cook casts serious doubt on his 1978 murder conviction--and points emphatically at another man.

January 21, 2013

Innocence Project

David Hanners, the Dallas Morning News reporter who broke the Kerry Max Cook story in 1988, says the DA's office shifted its stance on the one piece of evidence that could exonerate Cook.

January 21, 2013

The Last Man Exonerated

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.

Web Exclusive |
March 31, 2012

Justice in Time

Fifteen years after being released from death row, Kerry Max Cook is still looking for freedom.

Books |
February 1, 2007

Chasing Justice

As a Texas death row in-mate trying to prove himself innocent of a rape and murder in Tyler, KERRY MAX COOK was reminded of his fate every time another con made the death walk. CHASING JUSTICE is a hellish tour of a criminal justice system whose officers allegedly railroaded Cook