PHILADELPHIA — Pennsylvania’s highest court won’t remove a judge from Meek Mill’s long-running criminal case, though one justice said in Tuesday’s decision that the rapper can raise the issue again after a hearing next week.

Mill’s lawyers have been leveling harsh criticism at Philadelphia Judge Genece Brinkley for months. They argue she has made inappropriate comments about Mill in and out of court, acting more like a prosecutor than an impartial jurist.

In November, Brinkley ordered Mill to spend two to four years in prison for violating probation from an old conviction on drug and weapons charges.