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Hip-Hop Defamation

A federal judge denied the Meek Mill documentary makers’ motion to dismiss a former police officer's claims that she was wrongly portrayed as a "dirty and dishonest cop" in the documentary “Free Meek.”

PHILADELPHIA — A federal judge denied the Meek Mill documentary makers’ motion to dismiss a former police officer's claims that she was wrongly portrayed as a "dirty and dishonest cop" in the documentary “Free Meek.” The officer sufficiently alleges the documentary defamed her by displaying her image on the screen while commentators talk about dirty cops.

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