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Kim Kardashian proves haters wrong as she ‘aces’ torts exam

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Clad in comfy sweats and £77,000 Birkin bag

Following a fiery Insta exchange where she shot back at her critics for pursuing her lawyerly ambitions, first-year law student Kim Kardashian has been pictured rocking up to sit a tort law exam.

The 38-year-old socialite was photographed yesterday hopping out of her Range Rover and into what appears to be a building in Los Angeles where she supposedly took the test.

Dressed in casual grey Yeezy jogger pants, trainers and a hoodie to boot — the reality TV star would not look out of place in your average law student cohort. She clutched a large binder with the word ‘criminal’ scrawled in capital letters and carried a khaki rucksack (doubtless filled with more paperwork and textbooks).

In a rather telltale sign to the icon’s wealth and celeb status, Kardashian also toted a cream crocodile Hermès Birkin handbag, that is estimated to cost around $100,000 (£77,000).

The social media superstar took to her Instagram on Tuesday, where she boasts an impressive 134 million followers, to share a glimpse into her exam prep. Posting a pic (below) of her (very neat) tort law revision notes, the beauty business icon could be seen studying definitions of negligence: ‘standard of care’ and ‘breach of duty’, combined with flashcards and handwritten key terms scribed on them. What struck Legal Cheek most was her distinct lack of highlighters!

Following the exam, which is one of three Kim K must complete in order to pass her first year, the reality TV queen of Keeping up with the Kardashians fame tweeted she had “Aced my test btw ⚖️✏️📚”, meaning the star, whose own father, Robert Kardashian, was an attorney and famously worked on OJ Simpson’s murder trial, could be one step closer to her lawyer dream.

The mother-of-three (soon to be four) sent shockwaves around the legal world when she revealed she is studying to become a lawyer in May’s issue of fashion bible Vogue. She confirmed she had begun a four-year legal apprenticeship with an unnamed law firm in San Francisco last summer, with a view to sitting the California bar exam in 2022.

Despite not possessing a university degree, Kardashian’s path into law is possible because California is one of a number of US states that allow aspiring lawyers to sit their final bar exams without a law degree.

Earlier this week Kimmie hit back at her haters in a lengthy Insta post. “I’ve seen some comments from people who are saying it’s my privilege or my money that got me here, but that’s not the case,” wrote Kardashian, who also detailed her gruelling study schedule which includes disconnecting from friends and sacrificing time with her children to spend 18-hours per week on her studies.

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44 Comments

TopTop firm future trainee

Is that how easy it is to pass a tort exam in the US? Just to know what the standard of care. No accompanying case authorities or exceptions?

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Anonymous

nice spot that’s too funny, i bet it was even open book

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LegalEagle

If she was going in for a tort law exam why was she carrying a folder with “criminal” on it? 🐸 ☕️

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Anonymous

Maybe it was her husband’s?

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Anonymous

There is no “case law” or “rules” in the US. Only judicial discretion, and those to weak to seek it.

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Anonymurky

Also those TOO weak to spell apparently…

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anonymous

What you’ve just said is one of the most insanely idiotic things I have ever heard. At no point in your rambling, incoherent response were you even close to anything that could be considered a rational thought. Everyone in this room is now dumber for having listened to it. I award you no points, and may God have mercy on your soul.

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Steve

We can only conclude that you are not an American lawyer, and have never read an American legal brief. They are stuffed with case references, even more so than an English barrister’s skeleton argument.

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Geez

She cant send you all her notes on standard of care can she? Stop judging and let her be.

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Anonymous

Jesus, is this what passes as legal journalism nowadays?

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Anonymous

You’ve come to the wrong place if you’re looking for legal journalism.

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Anonymous

Sorry to have to tell you but LC will be milking this for as long as it can.

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Anonymous

“what appears to be a building”

Nothing gets past the eagle-eyed journos at LC

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Anonymous

“…in Los Angeles”

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Anonymous

Yeah .. Nothing can appear as a building than a building ..

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Anonymous

18 hours per week? Cute.

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Anonymous

I love KK. Bring her back.

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Anonymous

Aishah is Katie in disguise.

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Anonymous

Oh how we all moaned at the time. Little did we realise that those were the golden years. It’s not only KK. Not Amused, Just Anonymous, Chancery Pupil, Bumblebee, Salmon Fishing Act. All the best/interesting commenters have left too.

This is what happens when you start deleting comments. The comments section becomes just as boring as the articles.

Bring back KK. All is forgiven.

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Anonymagic

No fear, for Anonymagic is here!

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Anonymous

Who the fuck are you? Fuck off.

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Steve

Her back?

What are you trying to say? Have you been watching Parks and Rec outtakes…?

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Anonymous

And Frustrated Writer!

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Anonymous

Let’s Go Champ.

108.9.

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A non-knee mousse

Why study for something that will pay you less than what you are currently doing? And don’t say enjoyment. Nobody ‘enjoys’ this sh*t, not in the strict sense anyway. Studying law may be fun but practice is entirely different.

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Anonymous

She wants to be Amal Clooney

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GCSE Grade E student

Ive just aced the BVC…….. what do you mean you don’t believe me? Just because my surnames not Kardashian!!!!

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Watcher on the Wall

It’s your lack of grammar which may suggest your non-holding of a BVC certificate.

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Anonymous

BPTC replaced the BVC some time ago so that’s probably a big indicator.

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LR

Uft, live and let live. Good for her. If you have nothing nice to say, best to say nothing.

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Anonymous

If Kim K can supposedly “ace” these tests and possibly pass the bar exam…what does this say about the legal profession?

Perhaps we aren’t as intellectually superior as we like to think we are. Or perhaps anyone with an average/ slightly below average IQ can study law and pass the required exams etc if they’re given the resources and time (which Kim K has plenty of).

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Anonymous

Why do you assume she’s not smart? She was sent to a very good school and has obviously achieved a great deal of success from her own efforts, albeit in a vapid industry.

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Anonymous

I’d argue Kim K’s success is largely due to Kris Jenner. She is the real genius behind the Kardashian fortune.

Also it’s not difficult to be sent to a “good school” in the States if one has the wealth and connections.

And why I don’t think Kim K is “smart”? Have you ever watched any of her interviews? She comes across as a dumb valley girl.

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Reality check

Well let’s face it she’s got nothing else to do with her time so I would hope she did ‘ ace’ it.

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Anonymous

Yep, it can’t be hard to study the bare minimum of law when you have the money to buy all the tutors, maids, nannies and chefs you desire. She probably hires someone to wipe that phat ass of hers so she can devote a few more seconds to reading about torts.

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Big Boss Man

Good luck to her. If she wants to make something of herself other than just being a social media personality I wish her well. It might show those who idolise her that hard work and applying yourself to something brings far more rewards than simply taking photographs of yourself looking glamorous.

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Anonymous

Yes.

I have as much disdain for slebs and reality TV fame as anyone. But if any of them publicise a desire to learn and qualify at something we should see the wider value in that.

I just hope she doesn’t pass a few exams and then use that to pretend that vacuous lifestyles are in fact lived by clever and talented people.

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Anonymous

Torts is one of the easiest exams. Let’s see how she gets on with tax, IP, etc.

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Marie-Claude Guimond

18 hours a week is nothing compared to med school. Easy peasy

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Anonymous

I wished I had studied harder to earn a fraction of what I could earn as a lawyer…

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Steve

If you find out the results the same day as you take the test, it’s no more than a test. The suggestion is that this is tantamount to a qualification exam, and it’s obviously not.

It’s not Miss Kardashian who has been saying it’s a significant milestone, so far as I can tell, it’s everyone else.

I have never seen so much as one second of Miss Kardashian’s media performances, I would rather read a book. But you have to say it’s quite brave to say you’re reading law and then tweet about your tests and results. If she is smart enough, she will do well. If she isn’t, then presumably she will not.

Although I’ve lost count of the number of apparently stupid and apparently ignorant American commentators who have turned out to have had a first career in law.

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Anonymous

As someone about to finish the GDL/LPC aged 34 after two years of study, I think what she’s doing is great. People develop in life and change. I suspect some of the younger folk commenting here don’t appreciate the fear (and pride) that comes with going back to school when you’re a bit older.

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Hazel

In all reality law school is not hard. Its alot of reading and understanding but its not like you have to be a genius to be a lawyer. Being average smart is enough. I see kim as a very smart woman though. And if all you need is 18 hours a week to study for a law exam in order to ace it then its totally possible for her to become a lawyer. I wish all i needed was at least 20 hours a week to pass med school exams. In order to pass my medical exams I needed to have no life. T_T

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Linda Lu the Photoshop Extradonaire

Only keyboard warriors who have low EQs are criticising Kim. She is a mastermind. Just watch her.

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