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Kim Kardashian studying law, wants to become attorney

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American television star Kim Kardashian, known for her reality shows and marriage to Kanye West, is studying and hopes to pass her bar exams by 2022, the magazine Vogue has reported.

The 38-year-old lifestyle mogul, who has 134 million followers, has been interning at a firm since last year. She said she was inspired to study after successfully petitioning US last year to pardon

Johnson, a 63-year-old great-grandmother, had served nearly 22 years of a life sentence for cocaine trafficking.

A week after meeting with Kardashian, Trump - also a former star - pardoned Johnson in June 2018.

of "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" said she had been invited on a different occasion to the to participate in a working group on pardons and clemency.

"I just felt like I wanted to be able to fight for people who have paid their dues to society," she told Vogue on Wednesday.

"I just felt like the system could be so different, and I wanted to fight to fix it, and if I knew more, I could do more," said the mother-of-three whose own father was an who helped defend OJ in his murder trial.

Admission to in the usually requires a bachelor's degree in any discipline. never graduated from the college she attended, Pierce, having dropped out before she completed her course.

But some states including do allow would-be attorneys to intern in a law firm for four years before taking the bar exam.

has been apprenticing at a law firm since last year and hopes to pass her exams by 2022.

In the meantime, she said she is taking an interest in other cases of inmates calling for early release from prison.

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First Published: Thu, April 11 2019. 05:45 IST