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Rev. Al Sharpton Visits Meek Mill, Urges Judge to 'Reconsider'

30 November 2017

"If you can do this to a successful artist like Meek Mill, you can do this to many around the country", he added. TMZ reports that judge Genece Brinkley was ordered by a higher court to hold the hearing "without further delay" in a reuling over Mill's attempt to get his prison time tossed.

The state Superior Court issued the order Tuesday as it rejected a request from the rapper's lawyers that it grant him bail, leaving that to the sentencing judge to decide. Neither the prosecutor nor parole officer in Mill's case asked for jail time.

The Rev. Al Sharpton arrives to visit with Rapper Meek Mill at the state correctional institution in Chester Pa. Monday Nov. 27 2017. Mill was sentenced to serve two to four years in prison for violating probation in a nearly decade-old gun and drug
Judge in Meek Mill case ordered to stop delaying rapper's appeal motion as emergency bail petition is denied

According to a habeus corpus petition on Monday, Court of Common Pleas Judge Genece Brinkley was keeping Mill from being able to move forward in his post-sentencing options, making it so that he couldn't file an appeal.

Sharpton, host of MSNBC's "Politics Nation" said he and Mill had a "very blunt talk", discussed the criminal justice system, and his case. "He really said, 'Reverend, if nothing else, let people understand what this system does.'" Sharpton met with the rapper for about two and a half hours.

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Meek Mill is about to get a bail hearing. and the judge in his case has been ordered to do it STAT.

Earlier this month, in an interview with Billboard, Tacopina said Brinkley is "enamored" with Mill and "crossed all conceivable lines".

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Mill's sentencing sparked outrage on social media, which spawned hashtag #FreeMeekMill and #Justice4Meek. Criminal justice reform is one of the group's main platforms.

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Rev. Al Sharpton Visits Meek Mill, Urges Judge to 'Reconsider'