Meek was given a two-year sentence in December 2017 for violating probation but after appealing the decision, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania made the decision to overrule after Judge Genece E. Brinkley was criticised for "holding a grudge" against the defendant and "keeping him in prison".
Shortly after the 30-year-old rapper was freed, 76ers co-owner Michael Rubin picked him up in a helicopter and brought him directly to the Wells Fargo Center, where he was greeted by fans and his hometown National Basketball Association team.
In a series of tweets Wednesday afternoon, rapper Meek Mill confirmed he had been released on bail from a state correction institution in Chester, Pa., five months after he'd been incarcerated for a probation violation.
His original sentencing, which took place on November 6, sparked large protests and drew hundreds of demonstrators, including a number of celebrities and athletes, to the streets of Philadelphia to demand justice for the rapper.
Just the idea of the rapper being court-side for Wednesday night's game - which, if the Sixers win, will mean they advance to the second round for the first time in six years, where they'll face either the Milwaukee Bucks or Boston Celtics, swept across the internet.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ordered a lower court to release the "All Eyes on You" rapper and grant him a new hearing because of "credibility issues with a police officer who was a "critical witness" in his 2008 gun and drug convictions, court documents show.
After his release, Williams said in a statement that the five months he spent in prison "have been a nightmare".
Meek adds, "To the Philadelphia District Attorney's office, I'm grateful for your commitment to justice - not only for my case, but for others that have been wrongfully jailed due to police misconduct".
But a survey by The Marshall Project, a non-profit news organization that covers the USA judicial system, found that at least 61 250 people - and probably far more - are in prison across the United States for minor parole violations like missing appointments, failing drug tests or staying out past curfew.
Rubin has been a staunch supporter of the accused during his time in prison.
Upon his release, Mill thanked all those who have supported him while he was locked up and vowed to "overturn this unwarranted conviction".
Later, the famous friends sat courtside to take in the game.
Bayern Munich's David Alaba is set to undergo a late fitness test as the Austrian worldwide faces missing the game due to injury. But this is where it gets tricky because the only salvation for Zinedine Zidane and his players is the Champions League .
Those who were included in the central committee when they were state secretary have to be replaced with new ones, they demanded. The last 12 hours leading to reconstitution of Politburo and central committee saw hectic negotiations.
The House and Senate previously passed resolutions to posthumously pardon Johnson , but no president has granted the pardon. Johnson fled the country after his conviction, but he agreed years later to return and serve a 10-month jail sentence.
The pre-wedding parties, that included a mehendi feature, a haldi ceremony and a sangeet ended up stored in Alibaug on Saturday. In some pictures garlands can be seen while in another Ankita can be seen sporting mehndi as she poses with Milind.
The young pilot will be awarded N25 million in cash and N20 million worth of gifts, which adds up to the N45 million grand prize. BB Naija came to a close on Sunday with Miracle emerging the victor after 85 days of competition with 19 other housemates.
After receiving the most prized individual accolade in English football, the Egyptian said there was more to come from him. He's a fantastic manager who keeps you on your toes, keeps pushing you to improve.
He also intensified his public criticism of the Mueller investigation, calling it "an attack on our country". Giuliani would join Jay Sekulow and former Hogan Lovells partner Ty Cobb in representing Trump.
Asaram's spokesperson Neelam Dubey told reporters that his legal team will challenge the verdict in India's High Court. Nine witnesses in the two cases of rape against Asaram and his son Narayan Said were attacked, three of them died.
He said this because he believes that they did not want the rule of government but want the rule of the dynasty. The campaign will continue till next year's April 14, the birth anniversary of Dalit icon Bhim Rao Ambedkar.
Third Judge Blocks Trump's Bid to End DACA
While the previous decisions came from judges appointed by President Bill Clinton, Bates was nominated by President George W. Trump, they've also ended up hurting Dreamers by sapping the urgency of Congress to take up a more permanent reform.
Google Is Giving Gmail a Makeover
For business users, the G Suite admin will have to enable these new features by enrolling in the G Suite Early Adopter Program. Notwithstanding, the choice wasn't accessible for us right now, so the take-off is by all accounts slower than anticipated.
Horford, Smart power Celtics to 3-2 advantage
The ball clearly was still on Horford's hand after the timer expired to the point that multiple Bucks stopped playing on the play. Smart filled the stat sheet in his return with nine points (5-5 FT), five rebounds four assists , three blocks and a steal.
Kipchoge clocks third London Marathon win
James Stockle was among the thousands of runners who took part in the 26-mile event yesterday (Sunday April 22). Elsewhere Chris Ashby from Polegate ran his first ever full marathon, achieving a time of 5 hours 18 minutes.
Will US Treasury drop Rusal sanctions?
Rusal declined to comment on requests from worldwide media, while Deripaska's spokeswoman wasn't immediately available. However, the Russian oligarch is trying to save Rusal without surrendering control.
2018 NFL Draft preview — NFC NORTH
Some analysts, including ESPN's Louis Riddick, like Chubb better than 2017 No. 1 overall pick Myles Garrett. The listing of edge might be a little more surprising, but I think most here do see that as a need as well.
Amazon India lists OnePlus 6 as coming soon
Users then have to choose their city and click on the "Get It" button which will generate a ticket coupon code if it's available. The higher variant of OnePlus 6 with 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage space may get be priced between Rs 39,999 and Rs 42,999.
Afghanistan - Attack in Kabul (April 22)
Shortly after the Taliban said it was not behind the attack, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) claimed responsibility. Another witness to the attack, named Akbar, told Tolo TV: "Now we know the government can not provide us security".
SC to be moved against rejection of impeachment motion
"Senior lawyer Fali Nariman told a newspaper that it was "a frightful black day" in the history of Indian Supreme Court ". Naidu cited lack of substantial merit in it as he rejected the notice given by opposition parties led by the Congress .
Giants-Belt-Long Plate Appearance
Johnny Cueto (2-0) took a no-hitter into the sixth and allowed only two hits and struck out seven in six scoreless innings. When a tacit acknowledgment just is between them, Belt did acknowledge he knew how he sensed. "Don't want to do it again".
Butler, Towns lead T-wolves past Rockets 121-105 in Game 3
Jimmy Butler and Karl-Anthony Towns were solid for the Timberwolves , but it was Derrick Rose who sparked Minnesota off the bench. Rockets: Anderson returned to action for the first time in seven games due to a sprained left ankle and finished with 12 points.