AceShowbiz - Philadelphia's District Attorney is urging city lawmakers to retry rapper Meek Mill's probation violation case with a new judge.
Genece Brinkley sentenced him to serve two to four years time behind bars in 2017 and Meek spent several months in prison as his lawyers and city officials fought to free him, claiming the term was excessive.
He eventually walked free in April, 2018.
Meek is still keen to clear his name and put the case behind him and he is fighting for a new trial. Judge Brinkley refused his appeal last summer (June 2018).
Now the D.A. is stepping in to support the rapper, who has become a leading advocate for prison reform since his release from jail last year. In new documents obtained by TMZ, the D.A.insists Meek serves no threat to the community, has completed court-ordered drug treatment, and deserves another shot in court - with a new judge.
Meek Mill and his legal team maintain Judge Brinkley was biased towards him.