Kim Kardashian West is no stranger to the law. Growing up the daughter of Atty. Robert Kardashian, who in the mid-Nineties famously represented his good friend O.J. Simpson in what would become known as “The Trial of the Century,” the inner workings of our judicial system were an ever-present fact of life. So, when Kardashian West heard the story of Alice Johnson, incarcerated as a first-time, non-violent drug offender serving a life sentence, she personally went to bat for her. Believing the sentence did not fit the crime, Kardashian West went all the way to the White House to plead the case and, following a meeting with President Trump, managed to get the 63-year-old Johnson’s sentence commuted, and she was freed.
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