KIM Kardashian praised a “thoughtful” a death row convicted murderer as she campaigned to get them cleared.
Yesterday, Kim travelled to San Quentin State Prison to meet Kevin Cooper, 61, who was convicted of committing four murders in Chino Hills.
Kim praises thoughtful’ death row convicted murderer amid freedom campaign[/caption]
Cooper has been on death row since 1983 but he has always maintained that he was framed.
The Keeping Up With The Kardashians star, who is studying law, has been working on Cooper’s case since October and requested the then-Governor of California Jerry Brown to look into the case, TMZ reports.
The current Governor of California, Gavin Newsom is against the death penalty opponent and he has decided to suspend all executions whilst he is in office.
Kim spoke about meeting Kevin on Twitter and revealed her first impression of the caged star.
The current Governor of California has decided to suspend all executions whilst he is in office.[/caption]
She wrote: “I had an emotional meeting with Kevin Cooper yesterday at San Quentin’s death row.
“I found him to be thoughtful and honest and I believe he is innocent of the crimes for which he was convicted.”
And she spoke about her visit recently, writing in a lengthy Instagram post and said: “Last year I registered with the California State Bar to study law.
“For the next 4 years, a minimum of 18 hours a week is required, I will take written and multiple choice tests monthly.
“As my first year is almost coming to an end I am preparing for the baby bar, a mini version of the bar, which is required when studying law this way.
Kim revealed she embarked on a four year law course in September[/caption]
The star wants to specialise in prison reform[/caption]
“I’ve seen some comments from people who are saying it’s my privilege or my money that got me here, but that’s not the case.
“One person actually said I should ‘stay in my lane’. I want people to understand that there is nothing that should limit your pursuit of your dreams, and the accomplishment of new goals.
“You can create your own lanes, just as I am.
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“The state bar doesn’t care who you are. This option is available to anyone who’s state allows it.
“It’s true I did not finish college.
“You need 60 college credits (I had 75) to take part in ‘reading the law’, which is an in office law school being apprenticed by lawyers. For anyone assuming this is the easy way out, it’s not.”
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