This Comment explores the legal issues arising from unauthorized use of musical compositions during political campaigns and rallies. Focusing on John McCain’s use of Jackson Brown’s song “Running on Empty” during his political campaign, the article examines why such uses are problematic and proposes remedies for preventing future unauthorized use.
Running on Empty: The Problem with Politicians and Stealing (Music),
32 Loy. L.A. Ent. L. Rev. 75
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