Andrea D. Lyon, Dean of Valparaiso University School of Law

“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)