Kim Kardashian Supports a Man Sentenced to 110 Years for Colorado Truck Crash in Which Four People were Killed
Kim KardashianThis is to support a clemency petition by a 26-year old truck driver. Rogel Aguilera-Mederos A brake failure led to a fiery accident that resulted in the deaths of four people. He was sentenced to 110 years imprisonment. Reportedly, On April 25th, 2019, Rogel Aguilera-Mederos, 26, was driving a semi-truck along Interstate 70 in Lakewood, Colorado, when he slammed into two dozen vehicles – including four other transporters stuck in rush-hour traffic. Four innocent people were killed when the impact caused a fiery explosion. Earlier this month, Rogel was sentenced to 110 years which is the minimum allowed by Colorado’s sentencing laws. His harsh sentence quickly went viral, drawing criticism from millions. According to reports, 4.6 Million people signed a petition calling for Rogel’s clemency.
One of his many admirers is Kim Kardashian, 41. The lawyer-to be took to TwitterShe was willing to share her thoughts on the matter. She starts out by noting that she has taken a “deep dive” into the case.
Kim continued to tweet her opinion about the case, expressing her disapproval of mandatory minimums.
“He was not drunk or under the influence; his brakes on the tractor-trailer failed……Another shocking and unfair part of this case is that the judge didn’t want to sentence him to such a lengthy sentence.”
“However, because of the mandatory minimums in Colorado, his hands were tied. Mandatory minimums take away judicial discretion and need to end….. Colorado law really has to be changed and this is so unfair. “
As reported previously, Kim Kardashian passed the California First-Year Law Students’ Examination–also known as the “baby bar” earlier this month. This achievement comes after three failed attempts to pass the exam. Kim has been vocal about prison reform and has used her platform over the years to free more than a dozen federal prisoner.
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