New book supports Marissa Alexander’s legal defense

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Marissa Alexander appeared in court Friday morning to request a new Stand Your Ground immunity hearing, hoping for a chance to demonstrate that the abuse she suffered at the hands of her husband justified her use of a warning shot to defend herself. Prosecutors say her first hearing was sufficient and that none of the new evidence Alexander’s team will produce was not “new enough to matter.” Both legal teams have been given until the end of May to present written filings, and Judge James Daniel will rule on the matter of a new hearing in early June. In the meantime, Alexander is free on bond. . . .

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