“There were too many abuses and mistakes, deliberate or not, made in Mr. Cooper’s case to allow his further incarceration and sentence of death to stand uninvestigated. While the appellate courts may not have the remedies to change the outcome of the trial, you (Governor Jerry Brown) do.”

In July 2016, Benjamin L. Crump, President National Bar Association, wrote a letter to Governor Jerry Brown in support of Kevin Cooper’s innocence.

Read the full letter:

2016-07-20 Letter from Benjamin Crump (National Bar Association)