Source: Steve Osunsami / ABC News
The Florida woman who was sentenced to 20 years in prison for firing a warning shot during a dispute with her husband will appear at a bail hearing Wednesday.
Marissa Alexander of Jacksonville, Fla., was convicted of aggravated assault in March 2012 and sentenced to 20 years behind bars. An appellate court in September granted the mother of three a new trial, which will begin next year.
The appeals court said the trial judge gave the jury incorrect instructions on self-defense.
Alexander hopes to be released from prison Wednesday while she awaits trial in April, and prosecutors say they will be prepared.
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