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How Meek Mill Became a Movement

It’s the afternoon before Super Bowl LIII in downtown Atlanta, and the College Football Hall of Fame is hosting a party for sports-apparel giant Fanatics. […]

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Peruto: “I Did Not Speak Ill” of Meek Mill Judge

Chuck Peruto, the well-known Philadelphia defense attorney who was quoted in a newspaper story published last week badmouthing a high-profile client, Common Pleas Court Judge […]

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The Justice System Is Screwing Meek Mill. Is It Also Screwing the Cop Who Arrested Him?

In the official version, this is how it went down: Robert Williams, a big teen in black Dickies jeans, operated out of a house in […]

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Sanders, Krasner Will Host a Discussion on Criminal Justice Reform

We told you Philadelphia was going to feel the Bern on Friday. Ahead of Bernie Sanders’s rally with John Fetterman at City Hall on Friday […]

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Krasner’s First 100 Days: DA Says Social Reform More Effective Than Prison in Preventing Crime

Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner hears what his detractors say about him. Because the progressive Democrat has made it his business to end mass incarceration […]

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Despite Support in High Places, Meek Mill Denied Bail Again

Despite the expressed support of Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf and Philadelphia district attorney Larry Krasner in seeking his release, imprisoned rapper Meek Mill has again […]

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Philly’s Chief Public Defender Challenges Handling of Probation Violations

In a memo to top judges in Philadelphia’s Municipal Court and Court of Common Pleas, the chief of the city’s public defender association wrote that […]

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Philly Celebs, Social Justice Advocates Rally Behind Meek Mill at Penn

Meek Mill’s attorney Joe Tacopina certainly isn’t shy when it comes to expressing his feelings about his famous client’s sentencing judge, Genece Brinkley. At a […]

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OPINION: Meek Mill’s Prison Sentence Isn’t the Hill to Die On

I was sitting in the Marriott hotel at 12th and Market on Monday shortly after the #FreeMeekMill rally at the Criminal Justice Center when a […]

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Bar Fight Over the Eagles Key in Latest Push for N.J. Bail Reform

The story of the latest fight for bail reform in New Jersey begins in a bar in Sicklerville, where an argument between two Eagles fans […]