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Hip Hop and the Law

March 31, 2022 @ 6:00 pm 7:30 pm EDT

The Roger Williams University School of Law Intellectual Property Law Association (IPLA), in partnership with the Black Law Students Association, the Criminal Law Society, the Multicultural Law Students Association, the Criminal Law Society, the Asian American Law Students Association, and the Feinstein Center for Pro Bono & Experimental Education, will host an event on Zoom “to discuss various intersections of Hip Hop and the Law, including IP law and music sampling, Hip Hop and the American Constitution, Criminal Law and police trauma, and how Hip Hop can inspire radical change.” Panelists include Andre Cummings of UALR School of Law and author of Hip Hop and the Law; Todd Clark of St. Thomas University Law School; Dawn Elissa-Fischer of San Francisco State University and Harvard University Hip Hop Archive and Research Institute; and Atiba Ellis of Marquette University Law School. To register for the event, please click here, and here’s an event guide provided by Roger Williams University School of Law titled Hip Hop and the Law.