Why this issue’s very long story is a very important story.
Kerry Max Cook, a subject of The Exonerated, is finally exonerated.
Stunning new evidence in the case of Kerry Max Cook casts serious doubt on his 1978 murder conviction--and points emphatically at another man.
Thirty-eight years after Kerry Max Cook was convicted of murder, he continues to seek exoneration. And now he might finally have a chance to convince the courts of his innocence.
A clip from the PBS show's episode on Kerry Max Cook and his quest for exoneration.
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.
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.
Kerry Max Cook's attorneys claim A.D. Clark III, a former Smith County district attorney, kept a blood-soaked knife at his home, an allegation Clark denies.
What did Kerry Max Cook actually win on Monday, when he was granted his request for DNA testing? Not a lot, most likely.
Fifteen years after being released from death row, Kerry Max Cook is still looking for freedom.