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Should Johnny Cash have been charged with murder after he sang, ôI shot a man in Reno just to watch him dieö? Few would seriously subscribe to this notion of justice. Yet in 2001, a rapper named Mac whose music had gained national recognition was convicted of manslaughter after the prosecutor quoted liberally from his album Shell Shocked. Mac was sentenced to thirty years in prison, where he remains. And his case is just one of many nationwide. Over the last three decades, as rap became increasi
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Product # 9781620973400
ISBN-13 9781620973400
ISBN-10 1620973405
Author Erik Nielson and Andrea Dennis
Grade Level K-6
Fiction/Nonfiction Fiction
Publisher Grove Press
Page Count 224