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The Best Songs About Lawyers 

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Updated March 14, 2019 250 votes 109 voters 12.4k views 22 items

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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The Wailers
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Bob Dylan
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Jackson Browne
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The Clash
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Kathleen O'Shaughnessy added Warren Zevon
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Bobby Womack
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The Temptations
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Jefferson Airplane
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Michael R. Smith, Gary Numan
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Stiff Little Fingers
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Pink Floyd
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Tom Islava added N.W.A
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The Band
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The Doobie Brothers
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Johnny Cash
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Mux Mool
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Capital Cities
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