Marissa Alexander Is Denied New Hearing; Still Faces 60 Years in Prison

A judge has ruled against providing Marissa Alexander, 33, with a new “Stand your ground” hearing, reports Salon.

Alexander was originally convicted and sentenced in 2012 to 20 years in prison for firing a warning shot during a confrontation with her abusive husband, Rico Gray. The conviction was overturned on appeal.

READ MORE : http://www.theroot.com/articles/culture/2014/07/marissa_alexander_denied_new_hearing_still_faces_60_years_in_prison.html

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