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Free Marissa Now Statement on Marissa Alexander’s Freedom January 27, 2017 Today, after 3 years behind bars and 2 years of house detention, Marissa Alexander was finally released from state confinement. Marissa Alexander has been punished for over 5 years for defending her life from a domestic violence attack threatening her life nine days after […]
Courtesy First Coast News Ann Schindler 11/24/14 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Facing a possible 60 years in prison for firing a gun at her estranged husband and his two sons, Marissa Alexander agreed Monday to a plea deal that effectively ends the four-year old criminal case against her. According to the terms of the plea, Alexander […]
Posted: March 1, 2014 The Times-Union By Larry Hannan (904) 359-4470 Larry.email@example.com BOB MACK/The Times-Union The second trial for Marissa Alexander (center) is scheduled to begin July 28. A Jacksonville woman whose case generated outrage when she was sentenced to 20 years in prison may end up behind bars for 60 years for the same […]