Meek Mill’s Lawyer Files Motion to Be Released From Prison
Meek Mill is currently serving a two to four-year prison sentence at Camp Hill in Pennsylvania, but he doesn't have plans on finishing out his bid. The rapper and his lawyer are doing all they can to get him released from jail.
According to a report from TMZ, the Philadelphia MC's lawyer filed legal documents on Wednesday (Nov. 15), arguing that he should be released. Meek claims his two-to-four-year prison sentence is the result of what his lawyers say is Judge Genece Brinkley's personal vendetta against him.
The documents feature much of what Meek's legal team has been arguing for the past few days but the files also show the rapper's probation officer testified that Meek has responded well to probation. The Wins & Losses artist also argues that his probation should be cleared as he's matured, has become a better father and has "generally been rehabilitated."
On Tuesday (Nov. 14), it was reported that Judge Brinkley was being investigated by the F.B.I. and may have broken protocol when she allowed Meek to do business with a convicted felon. Confirming what the rapper's lawyer Joe Tacopina claimed, the judge apparently allowed Meek to associate with music manager Charlie Mack, who previously pled guilty to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine.
While Mack says he has no connection to Brinkley, Tacopina says the judge tried to get Meek to leave Roc Nation and sign with her friend. "When she requests he leaves his current management Roc Nation—which is one of the most important management companies in the world—and goes back to a local Philadelphia guy who has a spotted past because she had a personal relationship with him as manager, again, she's doing something that a judge would never be doing, having a personal interest," the lawyer previously said.
Tacopina has since filed a motion for the judge to remove herself from the case.
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