The attorneys representing embattled hip hop star Meek Mill have said in court filings that there was a federal investigation into the conduct of Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Judge Genece Brinkley, who last sentenced the rapper to prison time for violating his probation.
In a supplemental motion filed Monday seeking to have Brinkley recuse from the case, attorneys for Meek Mill, whose real name is Robert Williams, said the FBI has investigated the judge in connection with her conduct in Williams’ case, and that defense counsel had been aware of the probe since 2016. The filing also said that now that Brinkley is aware of the investigation she needs to recuse from Williams’ case.
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