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Part of art or part of life? Rap lyrics in criminal trials

Owusu-Bempah, Abenaa (2020) Part of art or part of life? Rap lyrics in criminal trials. British Politics and Policy at LSE (27 Aug 2020). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Even a cursory review of the relevant case law suggests that, on the whole, the courts have taken an uninformed and dismissive attitude towards the prejudicial effect of rap music, writes Abenaa Owusu-Bempah. Such attitudes mean that prosecutors are able to rely on and reinforce racist stereotypes about Black young men and boys.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2020 The Author
Divisions: Law
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
K Law > K Law (General)
M Music and Books on Music > M Music
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
Date Deposited: 21 Sep 2020 13:42
Last Modified: 19 Aug 2021 23:03
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/106408

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