Jay-Z’s 99 Problems, Verse 2: A Close Reading with Fourth Amendment Guidance for Cops and Perps

20 Pages Posted: 13 Aug 2012

Date Written: August 13, 2012

Abstract

This is a line-by line analysis of the second verse of “99 Problems,” by Jay-Z, from the perspective of a criminal procedure professor. It’s intended as a resource for law students and teachers, and for anyone who’s interested in what pop culture gets right about criminal justice, and what it gets wrong.

Keywords: criminal procedure, pop culture, fourth amendment, traffic stops

Suggested Citation

Mason, Caleb E., Jay-Z’s 99 Problems, Verse 2: A Close Reading with Fourth Amendment Guidance for Cops and Perps (August 13, 2012). St. Louis University Law Journal, Vol. 56, No. 567, 2012, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2128852

Caleb E. Mason (Contact Author)

Werksman Jackson & Quinn, LLP ( email )

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