Justice for Meek Mill

Against the recommendation of the assistant district attorney AND the probation officer, Judge Genece Brinkley sentenced Meek to two to four years in prison for insignificant probation violations on a case from nearly a DECADE ago.... Read more
Against the recommendation of the assistant district attorney AND the probation officer, Judge Genece Brinkley sentenced Meek to two to four years in prison for insignificant probation violations on a case from nearly a DECADE ago. Nothing about Meek is a risk to public safety - in fact, he’s contributed to society through his community service and activism. Meek has been on probation since he was 19 years old. He's now 30 and has been under the strain of the state his entire adult life--and his situation is not uncommon. One out of every three people in Pennsylvania prisons are there because of a probation or parole violation - not new crimes. Read less
Philadelphia, PA ( State)
April 20, 2018
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Juwan Smith

April 21, 2018

Probation is a trap. And it's why we need justice for Meek Mill.

By simply ending the use of detainers in Philadelphia, the jail population could significantly decrease.  Demand that President Judge Sheila Woods-Skipper end the use of detainers in Philadelphia immediately.

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Meek Mill

April 25, 2018

In an opinion on April 24th, the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County was DIRECTED to immediately issue an order of release on unsecured bail. Moreover, as offered and having received no objection by the Commonwealth, the conditions of bail are to be similar or identical to those that governed prior to August 1, 2017. Bail... Read more

April 25, 2018

In an opinion on April 24th, the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County was DIRECTED to immediately issue an order of release on unsecured bail. Moreover, as offered and having received no objection by the Commonwealth, the conditions of bail are to be similar or identical to those that governed prior to August 1, 2017. Bail shall continue until final resolution of the PCRA matter, including any appellate review. At this juncture, the request for immediate reassignment to another jurist was DENIED. 

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Meek Mill

April 25, 2018

In the meantime, I plan to work closely with my legal team to overturn this unwarranted conviction and look forward to reuniting with my family and resuming my music career.

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