Meek Mill Is Stuck With The Judge Genece Brinkley — For Now
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Philadelphia, PA – Meek Mill is a free man, but his legal woes are not behind him yet. The Dreamchasers boss ' request to remove the Judge Genece Brinkley of his case was denied by the Judge of the Court of Common Pleas Leon Tucker on Wednesday (May 30), according to the Associated Press.
"We have a judge who wears the same clothes that I wear, that has not recused herself and that has not disqualified herself," Tucker," he said. "I do not have the jurisdiction to do so. It's as simple as that."
Tucker said Meek's legal team that only the Pennsylvania Supreme Court could take a decision to remove Brinkley. Meek's lawyer Joe Tacopina confirmed that he and Meek of the representatives of the intention to take the case to the supreme court.
"Judge Tucker considered in detail our application, to reassign this case," Tacopina said. "While ultimately ruled that he did not believe that he had the authority to do it, respectfully disagree, and will immediately ask the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania to reassign the case."
Judge Tucker said @MeekMill lawyer that the decision is out of his hands. He can't override the judge of the equality of sitting, especially one that's been sitting longer than he has. Judge Brinkley *should recuse herself. She has demonstrated that she does not intend on doing that @6abc
— Jeannette Reyes (@6abcJeannette) May 30, 2018
Brinkley has been under the scrutiny of the way that she manages to Meek's probation violation case. The platinum-selling artist of the team believes that he has a personal vendetta against his client and has not been handled the case in an ethical manner.
Last November, the judge became a target of criticism after she sentenced Meek two to four years in prison for a probation violation connected to a 2008 gun and drug conviction.
In April, Brinkley denied Meek's request for bail despite the fact that the public support of his release by the Governor of Pennsylvania, Tom Wo