Meek Mill’s lawyer lashed out at the judge who sent his client to prison after she refused to step down from the case. Meek’s lawyer Joe Tacopina called Judge Genece Brinkley “delusional” following the rapper’s release from a Pennsylvania prison on Tuesday afternoon.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court overturned Judge Brinkley’s decision not to grant Meek bail last week. He was set free after serving 5 months of a 2-4 year sentence for violating his 10-year probation stemming from a gun charge in 2008.
Judge Brinkley is determined to continue presiding over the case despite the rapper’s plea for her to step aside.
“(It’s) a little sad and a little delusional,” Tacopina tells TMZ, while attacking the judge for suggesting Meek Mill’s 2008 conviction will stand if other cops come forward.
The original arresting officer was named as part of a local police corruption scandal, and had been accused of lying under oath to put Meek behind bars.
The judge was asked to toss the Meek’s initial 2008 conviction by prosecutors, but she refused in a meeting last week.
The next hearing in the case will take place in June, when it will be determined if the drug and weapons case should be thrown out.
The troubled rapper has violated his probation nearly every year since 2008.
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