Petition Update

2 Decades on Death Row, 15 Years in Limbo: Kerry Max Cook's Struggle

Jonathan Perri
San Francisco, CA

May 21, 2012 — Kerry Max Cook’s hopes for legal exoneration, 15 years after he was cleared by DNA evidence, hinge on motions filed recently in Smith County, Texas.

Even though hundreds of people across the country have been declared innocent based on similar evidence, the state of Texas continues to classify Cook as a convicted murderer. But that may all change.