Jay-Z’s 99 Problems Turns 10 Years Old This Month – Comments from Caleb Mason, Author of a Law Review Essay on the Song

Caleb Mason, now of Miller Barondess, LLP, but formerly a federal prosecutor and law professor, published a wildly popular law review essay on Jay-Z’s “99 Problems” in Volume 56, No. 2 of the SLU Law Journal. In honor of the song’s 10 year anniversary (the date of first release was April 27, 2004), Caleb answered a few of the Online Editorial Board’s questions about his Essay and the depiction of the criminal justice system in pop culture in general. Continue Reading →