Sam D. Millsap, Jr., Attorney

“It is safe to say that this case presents almost every component of what is wrong with the application of the death penalty in America today-frightening due process issues of every imaginable type, many of which concern very credible allegation of both police and prosecutor negligence and misconduct that have never been refuted adequately; woefully inadequate legal representation; the undeniable existence of the type of pernicious and deadly racism that still poisons our criminal justice system; and finally, the complete breakdown of the Byzantine review process that occurs all to often in case of this type.”

In December 2015, Attorney Sam D. Millsap wrote a letter to Governor Jerry Brown in support of Kevin Cooper’s innocence.

Read the full letter:

2015-12-09 Letter from Sam D. Millsap, Jr