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NY Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Ban Prosecutors From Using Rap Lyrics as Evidence
Sen. Brad Holyman and Sen. Jamaal Bailey of New York City introduced their “rap music on trial” legislation to the Senate on Nov. 17.