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The irrelevance of rap

Owusu-Bempah, Abenaa ORCID: 0000-0001-6674-0018 (2022) The irrelevance of rap. Criminal Law Review, 2022 (2). 130 - 151. ISSN 0011-135X

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This article explores the question of whether (and when) rap music is relevant evidence of a crime, and how this has been assessed by the courts in England and Wales. Particular consideration is given to the courts’ assessment of factors which can affect the probative value of rap, as well as the way in which one’s views and experiences may inform determinations of relevance. It is argued that, if rap is to be admissible evidence, a more rigorous approach is required.

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Divisions: Law
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
M Music and Books on Music > M Music
Date Deposited: 03 Dec 2021 13:21
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 03:32

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