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Meek Mill Verdict Likely to Be Reversed

Meek Mill Verdict Likely to Be Reversed

Mill - whose legal name is Robert Rihmeek Williams - has been incarcerated since November, when Brinkley sentenced him to two to four years for violating his probation from a 2008 drug and gun conviction.

Nicki Minaj and Meek Mill perform during the 2015 BET Awards in Los Angeles, California, June 28, 2015.

The discussion was once again pushed into the public consciousness when the circumstances surrounding Meek's arrest-which might include a potentially biased judge and a crooked police officer-came to light. In a statement released on Wednesday, March 14, District Attorney Larry Krasner declared it would not oppose Mill's immediate release on bail.

"In the event Mill's conviction is reversed ... the risk of an unjust or disproportionate sentence having been served exists", said the motion, filed in response to an appeal by his attorneys. Meek Mill's attorney has filed several different motions over the past couple of weeks and one of these motions is for him to be released on bail while the courts decide whether or not to overturn his conviction.

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Brinkley justified her sentence, saying that Mill had a long history of breaking his parole, which already had extremely lax parameters.

The news comes after a criminal-justice reform panel at the University of Pennsylvania on Tuesday during which Mill phoned into to talk to his mother and Rev. Al Sharpton. They also took a very close examination at Meek's case and spoke to members of his family about his first arrest at the age of 18 that put a damper on his life and career every since.

Mill's attorneys Joe Tacopina and Brian McMonagle said they were pleased with Krasner's decision and hope that it will lead to Meek Mill's release. I think it's about time Pennsylvania had this type of light shined on the system because I'm actually caught up in the system, not just me myself. "I truly believe justice will prevail", said Kathy Williams, Mill's mother. "Me and a bunch of other young men and older men and you know, it's kind of hard to get out of". "I am back in a state prison due to a few small minor mistakes".


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