The FBI Is Reportedly Investigating the Judge in Meek Mill's Case

The FBI Is Reportedly Investigating the Judge in Meek Mill's Case

This criminal (in) justice system, ripe with racial discrimination, stigmatizes, profiles, and targets young Black men for arrest at a young age, having its roots in their hyper-policed neighborhoods that they are raised in, and sadly extending into what should be a safe space-the classroom, via the school to prison pipeline.

Mill, a Philadelphia native, was sentenced November 6 to two to four years in prison for charges stemming from two arrests earlier this year for a fight and for popping wheelies on a dirt bike. Hundreds rallied at Philadelphia City Hall Monday in support of freeing Meek Mill who is now in a state prison near Harrisburg. The North Philadelphia native was convicted of gun and drug charges in 2008.

Judge Genece Brinkley's decision was met with immediate backlash from Mill's lawyers, celebrities, fans and the hip hop community at large.

Those who have criticized the harsh sentence include Jay Z, whose record label has signed Mill, Colin Kaepernick, T.I., Remy Ma, Kevin Hart and 76ers owner Michael Rubin.

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TMZ and The New York Post's Page Six reported that the FBI is investigating Judge Genece Brinkley, who sentenced Mill to two to four years for violating his probation.

"He's been on probation for almost 10 years". Brinkley did not respond to questions about the case and Meek's lawyer Joe Tacopina said, "That is something that I absolutely do not have the ability to comment on". Page Six reports that the Federal Bureau of Investigation might be investing the case to see if there was any misconduct by the Brinkley.

"The feds have an interest in the judge and [her] potential relationships". Undercover agents have been in the courtroom and followed Mill's case ever since April of a year ago.

But Mack insisted he doesn't know Brinkley: "I've spent more time talking to you than I ever talked to the judge".

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