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Angela Corey Seeks Revocation of Marissa Alexander’s Bail

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 6, 2014 at 8:28pm 1/6/2014 at 8:28pm

Well, Marissa Alexander simply can’t bring her self to abide by the orders of a court, according to a story from First Coast News (FCN), Florida.

The last time she was out on bail, and under a restraining order to stay away from her estranged husband, she met with him to (successfully)...

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Marissa Alexander Released on Bail

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 28, 2013 at 2:10pm 11/28/2013 at 2:10pm

Marissa Alexander has been released on bail, according to widespread news reports.  The conditions of her release are stringent, although not overly so for someone who has never been a very appropriate candidate for pre-(re-)-trial release.  Alexander had been previously convicted of aggravated assault with firearm enhancement under Florida’s 10-20-Life law,...

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No Bail for Marissa Alexander, Case Held Over Until January

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 5:24pm 11/13/2013 at 5:24pm

Marissa Alexander’s motion for bail was left undecided today, when the Judge responsible for the decision decided to delay further action on the matter until January 15, 2014.

Alexander’s attorney had made a request for bail in anticipation of her re-trial on charges of aggravated assault, using a firearm, against...

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Marissa Alexander’s Bail Hearing in “Warning Shot” Case Delayed To Next Week

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 8, 2013 at 3:30pm 11/8/2013 at 3:30pm

The bail hearing scheduled today for Marissa Alexander has been rescheduled for next Wednesday. No reason was given.

Marissa Alexander gained infamy for firing a “warning shot” past the head of her estranged husband during an argument, while his two small children stood at his side. The bullet passed closely by his...

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The Myth of Marissa Alexander’s “Warning Shot”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 27, 2013 at 12:00pm 9/27/2013 at 12:00pm

Much of the coverage of the Marissa Alexander case (previously touched on Legal Insurrection here and here) laments that Ms. Alexander was sentenced to a statutory mandatory sentence of 20 years in prison for having “merely” fired a “warning shot”.  

The actual evidence of the case shows that this claim has...

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Marissa Alexander Wins a “Do-Over” in Florida “Self-Defense” Case

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 26, 2013 at 5:45pm 9/26/2013 at 5:45pm

In May 2012, Marissa Alexander was convicted of aggravated assault for having fired a gun at her estranged husband and his two children. Under Florida’s “10-20-Life” law she received the mandatory 20-year-sentence for having fired a gun in the commission of a felony.

We wrote about the Alexander case here some...

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