Attorneys The Best Songs About Lawyers  

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Check out this votable list of songs about lawyers, ranked from best to worst. The law, lawyers and trials are popular subjects for songs. Many of the best songs about lawyers reference legal proceedings in their lyrics, but some great lawyer songs are about getting arrested. From rappers to rock stars to country musicians, it seems that musicians love to write music about lawyers.

One of the best songs about dealing with lawyers and a trial is “Murder Was the Case” by Snoop Dogg. This track was inspired by real life events that led to Snoop being on trial for murder. “Long Black Veil” and “I Hung My Head” are also two great songs that reference lawyers and murder trails.A classic song about the law is “I Fought the Law” by The Clash.

Capital Cities had a hit in 2013 with “Kangaroo Court” and Bob Dylan talked about how the legal system went awry on “Hurricane.” One of the best tracks about lawyers has to be “Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia” by Vicki Lawrence.

Which song about lawyers do you think deserves the top spot? Vote it up to No. 1 on this list and plead your case in the comments section.

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Hurricane Bob Dylan

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I Shot the Sheriff The Wailers

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I Fought the Law The Clash

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Long Black Veil The Band

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Tom Islava added Fuck Tha Police N.W.A

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Lawyers in Love Jackson Browne

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I Hung My Head Johnny Cash

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The Trial Pink Floyd

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Law and Order Michael R. Smith, Gary Numan

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Law Dogs The Doobie Brothers

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Tried and Convicted Bobby Womack

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Law Man Jefferson Airplane

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Law of the Land The Temptations

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Law and Order Stiff Little Fingers

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Night Court Mux Mool

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Kangaroo Court Capital Cities