In the biggest civil verdict against a city police officer, Philadelphia jurors Thursday awarded $10 million to an Oxford Circle man who was wrongly imprisoned for more than three years based upon the officer's false testimony.
The revelation that the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office has for months maintained a secret list of suspect police officers sent defense lawyers scrambling Tuesday, confirming for the first time what many of them had long suspected and eliciting questions about how District Attorney Larry Krasner would manage it moving forward.
In an interview, Genece E. Brinkley's newly retained attorney, A. Charles Peruto Jr., defended the judge's decision to revoke Mill's probation last year and decried tactics by the rapper's legal and publicity teams to drag her personal and professional life under a microscope. He also issued a threat: Keep it up, and Brinkley will sue.
A newly unsealed transcript shows no evidence that Judge Genece E. Brinkley made any demands about rapper Meek Mill's management during a February 2016 private meeting. In fact, she said it wasn't up to her to decide whom he hired.