“In my view, Mr. Cooper’s arrest, prosecution, and conviction are unreliable and despoiled by racial bias, police misconduct, evidence tampering, suppression of exculpatory information, lack of quality defense counsel, and a court system that bows to technical rules that avoid the central question; is the state of California about to execute an innocent man?”

In August 2016, Andrea D. Lyon, Dean of Valparaiso University School of Law, wrote a letter to Governor Jerry Brown in support of Kevin Cooper’s innocence.

Read the full letter:

2016-08-30 Letter from Andrea D Lyon (Valparaiso University Law)