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Marissa Alexander Case

Janet Mock Sounds Off On Controversial 'Stand-Your-Ground' Case

Posted 04.07.2014 | Gay Voices

Transgender writer and advocate Janet Mock sounded off on Marissa Alexander, who was sentenced in 20 years in prison after firing a warning shot at he...

Retrial For 'Warning Shot' Could Yield TRIPLE Sentence

AP | Posted 03.03.2014 | Crime

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman could end up in prison for 60 years when she's retried for firing a shot in the direction of her estranged...

Protecting Marissa at the Expense of the Next Trayvon

Josh Horwitz | Posted 07.29.2012 | Politics
Josh Horwitz

Like George Zimmerman, Marissa Alexander discharged her weapon in Florida. Unlike Zimmerman, she was immediately arrested, despite that she did not kill or injure anyone. Moreover, a judge and jury rejected Alexander's "Stand Your Ground" defense, while Zimmerman might never see trial because of it.

Fla. Woman Gets 20 Years For Firing Warning Shot

AP | MITCH STACY | Posted 07.14.2013 | Crime

TAMPA, Fla. -- Marissa Alexander had never been arrested before she fired a bullet at a wall one day in 2010 to scare off her husband when she felt he...