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Prosecution Against Marissa Alexander Now Seeks 60 Year Sentence

Prosecution Against Marissa Alexander Now Seeks 60 Year Sentence

If the above photo gives the impression that Marissa Alexander is in some kind of shock and disbelief, you would most likely be correct. It’s now reported prosecuting attorney, Angela Corey, will seek a triple sentence of 60 years against Alexander, for firing a warning shot in self-defense. In 2012, Alexander was sentenced to 20 […]

Statement to Press on Angela Corey’s Harassment of Marissa Alexander

Here is the latest press release regarding the Marissa Alexander from the Free Marissa Now Mobilization Campaign. According to their Free Marissa Now Facebook page, “Marissa Alexander is a Florida survivor of domestic violence who is being prosecuted for defending her life.” You can read the statement below, and for more articles on this ongoing […]

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Melissa Harris-Perry Sends Open Letter To Marissa Alexander’s Prosecuting Attorney

Three days after domestic violence victim, Marissa Alexander was released on bail, after spending ‘over 1,000 days’ in prison, MSNBC’s host, Melissa Harris-Perry, decided to write and open letter to Angela Corey – Marissa’s prosecuting attorney. Corey helped send Alexander to prison for 20 years – for firing a warning shot at her abusive husband […]

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‘Marissa Alexander Released On Bail – Will Spend Holidays Under House Arrest With Children’

Well this is a very happy Thanksgiving Day for many. The most grateful is Marissa Alexander, the mother of three who was sentenced to 20 years in prison for firing a warning shot to keep her abusive husbandfrom attacking her. Alexander was released from jail, just before midnight on Wednesday. She’ll be under house arrest […]

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No Decision Regarding Bail For Marissa Alexander

Marissa Alexander, the Florida woman who was sentenced to 20 years for firing a warning shot, was hoping to receive a decision on her lawyers’ petition for bail  this afternoon in a Jacksonville courtroom. Instead, Judge James Daniel made no decision on bond and set her next hearing for  January 15, 2013. However, MSNBC’s The Grio […]

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