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The 'Snookiville law' and 6 other laws named after famous people
Celebrity antics can inspire more than just tabloid fodder — for instance, by encouraging lawmakers to ensure the paparazzi don't become a taxpayer problem
‘Snookiville law’ and 6 other laws named after celebrities Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images
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t turns out the Jersey Shore's pint-size guidette is good for something. A proposed New Jersey law — inspired by Snooki and her tanned brood from MTV — aims to protect towns from the perils of playing host to a reality TV show. Snooki isn't the first celebrity to inspire changes in local judicial systems. Here, a look at seven stars who have had an impact on the inner workings of government.

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