Even the Philly DA Thinks Meek Mill Should Get a New Trial, but the Judge Still Won’t Let Him Go

Philadelphia’s newly elected district attorney, Larry Krasner, is really about that criminal-justice reform life, it would seem. His office said in open court on Monday that Meek Mill should get a new trial for his gun- and drug-charge conviction. That puts Meek one step closer to getting the freedom he has been…

Rolling Stone Talks to Meek Mill—and Shares the Receipts on the Judge Who Put Him Back in Jail

Anyone who’s been following the Meek Mill case by now knows that it has taken on the feel of a Greek tragedy. The details that have emerged—Meek’s arrest when he was 19 for a bogus crack charge by a crooked cop, the ensuing years of probation under the eyes of a petty and overbearing judge, the returns to prison under…