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NY state Senate passes bill restricting use of song lyrics as evidence in court

The New York state Senate passed a bill this week that restricts the use of lyrics as evidence in the court of law.

News 12 Staff

May 19, 2022, 11:56 PM

Updated 762 days ago

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The New York state Senate passed a bill this week that restricts the use of lyrics as evidence in the court of law.
This bill is the first of its kind in the nation, and has caught the attention of rappers like Jay-Z and Fat Joe.
News 12’s Phil Taitt sat down with state Sen. Zellnor Myrie, one of the sponsors of the bill, and Maino, a Brooklyn-based rapper, to discuss the legislation aimed to protect artists.


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