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‘Free Meek’ Documentarians Face Defamation, False Light Claims

Oct. 22, 2020, 7:04 PM

Roc Nation, Jay-Z, and Meek Mill must continue defending against defamation and false light claims from a former Philadelphia police officer whose photograph was included in a segment of the 2019 “Free Meek” documentary on Amazon.

The five-part documentary covers Mill’s experience with the Philadelphia criminal justice system, particularly his multiple trips to prison for parole violations and his allegations that the judge overseeing his case was biased against him.

Its fourth episode covers a “Do Not Call” list purportedly maintained by the Philadelphia District Attorney’s office which “identifies police officers with histories of arrests, disciplinary action, or providing ...

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