According to Meek’s lawyer, the court denied the bail motion but put more pressure on Judge Genece Brinkley to address his client’s multiple post-sentencing appeals.
But in what the Philadelphia-born rapper’s lawyer called a victory, the appeals court ordered Philadelphia Common Pleas Court Judge Genece E. Brinkley to rule on the bail petition Mill’s lawyers filed two weeks ago — and explain her reasons “without further delay.” “This is good news,” said the lawyer, Peter Goldberger, hired because of his expertise in appellate law to challenge the two- to four-year prison term Brinkley imposed on Nov. 6. (Philly)
Yesterday, Reverend Al Sharpton spoke out on meeting Meek in jail.
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Earlier the same day, buzz developed about Sharpton coming to Meek’s defense.