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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Aug 23, 2018
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled that a rapper that identified Pittsburgh police officers by name and made threats of violence against them in a song is not protected by the First Amendment, The Washington Post reports. The ruling upheld the conviction of Jamal Knox, who was found guilty of making terroristic threats and witness intimidation for his 2012 song, the music video for which included photos of the officers.