Reality TV star beat the ex-presidential candidate and lawyer by winning a legal trivia contest
Hillary Clinton’s Yale law degree and her experience as a practicing lawyer apparently weren’t sufficient to overcome reality TV celebrity Kim Kardashian, who schooled the former US senator and secretary of state in a contest of legal knowledge.
In a legal test that was recorded for an episode, Kardashian beat Clinton 11-4. ‘Gutsy’,Chelsea Clinton and the former First Lady hosted a documentary series. Clinton was younger and played the role of quizmaster. Questions included questions about criminal law, such as use of deadly force or self-defense.
“Oh, it was heartbreaking, oh my gosh,”Hillary Clinton laughed about her loss during an interview with People magazine. Chelsea Clinton also added. “I think it’s also she just needs to work on her reaction time . . . It was like sometimes I could see my mom knew what the answer was, but she wouldn’t hit the buzzer in time.”
Kardashian tried to make criminal justice reform a reality by using her fame. She successfully lobbied then-President Donald Trump for Alice Johnson’s pardon. Alice Johnson was a black Tennessee woman sentenced in 2020 to life imprisonment for first-time drug offense. Last year, the TV personality and entrepreneur passed the first-year exam for law students. “baby bar,”But it took her three attempts.
Kardashian’s father, the late Robert Kardashian, was a well-known Los Angeles criminal defense lawyer who gained notoriety for helping represent O.J. Simpson’s 1995 murder trial.
Hillary Clinton received her legal education at Yale University’s most respected law school. She also took part in the Watergate investigation into possible Nixon impeachment. Later, she was the first woman to be granted partnership status at Little Rock’s Rose Law Firm. She was twice recognized as one of the nation’s most influential lawyers, in 1988 and 1991, by the National Law Journal.
Her legal career came back to haunt her in 2016 when she ran as president. An audio clip was promoted by critics in which Clinton is heard laughing about an interview she did on a 1975 case where she represented a child rapist accused and won him a plea agreement to get out of prison. The 12-year-old victim in the case alleged that she was brutally raped by two males, including Clinton’s 41-year-old client, resulting in severe internal injuries. After Clinton’s legal maneuvering blocked admission of key evidence linking her client to the crime, the man pleaded guilty to “unlawful fondling of a minor”And served less than one (1) year in county jail