Marissa Alexander

Marissa Alexander Released From Prison

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Marissa Alexander was released from a Jacksonville jail on Tuesday as part of a plea agreement for time served. Alexander, 34, was initially sentenced to 20 years in prison in 2012 but her conviction was later overturned. She faced another trial on charges that could...

Marissa Alexander Accepts Plea Deal

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Marissa Alexander the woman who received 20 years in prison for firing what was apparently a warning shot at her husband has been offered a plea deal which she accepted. She was required to plead guilty to three counts of aggravated assault, which would reduce...

Solange Gets Married in New Orleans

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Here’s a roundup of all the news you may have missed, but need to know. Solange is a married woman! Yesterday fabulous pictures emerged on the Internet of Solange’s wedding to Alan Ferguson at the Marigny Opera House in New Orleans. And they were stunning....

Florida Extends ‘Stand Your Ground’ To Cover Warning Shots

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Florida Governor Rick Scott signed into law Friday an extension of the state’s controversial “Stand Your Ground” law, which would cover warning shots.  The bil, which was written with  Marissa Alexander in mind,  allows people to claim immunity from prosecution if the person has used or...

Marissa Alexander Seeking ‘Stand Your Ground’ Immunity

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Marissa Alexander, 33, is currently out on bond while awaiting a new trial on charges of firing a gun at her estranged husband and his two children in 2010. Alexander was charged with three counts of aggravated assault and was convicted on those charges in 2012,...

Angela Corey Looking To Increase Marissa Alexander’s Sentence To 60 Years

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Marissa Alexander could face a 60-year prison sentence instead of her original 20-year sentence when her aggravated assault case is retried in July. The Office of State Attorney Angela Cory will attempt to put Alexander behind bards for 60 years if they get a conviction,...