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Marissa Alexander Warning Shot

Marissa Alexander Looks Back On Her Time In Jail: I Was 'A Fish Out Of Water'

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 03.19.2015 | Black Voices

Marissa Alexander, the Florida woman who was sentenced to 20 years for firing a "warning shot" during an argument with her abusive husband, joined Huf...

Florida Woman Who Fired 'Warning Shot' Denied Self-Defense Hearing

Reuters | Posted 09.20.2014 | Crime

By Susan Cooper Eastman JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 21 (Reuters) - A Florida judge has denied a "Stand Your Ground" self-defense hearing ...

Florida Extends 'Stand Your Ground' To Cover Warning Shots

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 06.22.2014 | Crime

Florida Governor Rick Scott signed into law Friday an extension of the state's controversial "Stand Your Ground" law, which would cover warning shots....

Petitions Emerge In Support Of Woman Sentenced To 20 Years For Warning Shot

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.16.2013 | Politics

In 2012, Marissa Alexander was sentenced to 20 years in jail for firing a warning shot at the wall of her home in what she said was an attempt to ward...