Roland Martin talks with Ben Montgomery about Tampa Bay Times’ study of “stand your ground” cases in Florida. From the Tampa Bay Times: A Tampa Bay Times analysis of nearly 200 cases — the first to examine the role of race in “stand your ground” — found that people who killed a black person walked free 73 percent of [...]
Roland Martin talks with Prosecutor Angela Corey about the Marissa Alexander case and subsequent 20-year mandatory minimum sentence Alexander received for firing a warning shot at her abusive husband. Subscribe to the Roland S. Martin Daily Podcast via iTunes.
Roland Martin talks with Raoul Jenkins and Lincoln Alexander, father and first husband, respectively of Marissa Alexander. Marissa Alexander was sentenced last week to a 20- year prison term for firing a warning shot at her abusive second husband.
Roland Martin talks with Congresswoman Corrine Brown about the Marissa Alexander case about the 20 yearn mandatory minimum sentence in Alexander’s controversial stand your ground case. DON’T MISS: ROLAND S. MARTIN: Mandatory Minimums The Problem In The Marissa Alexander Case Subscribe to the Roland S. Martin Daily Podcast via iTunes.
By Roland S. Martin Editor-in-Chief RolandMartinReports.com There is no reason Marissa Alexander should spend the next 20 years in prison. If you are the most hardened law-and-order person in the world, even you should have some compassion for Alexander and the ridiculous Florida law known as 10-20-Life. The law requires that anyone convicted of an [...]
Source: Charles Broward / Jacksonville.com A judge denied a Jacksonville woman convicted in a 2010 shooting a new trial Thursday morning despite her Stand Your Ground claim against an abusive husband. Marissa Danielle Alexander, 31, now faces a 20-year mandatory term in prison in her sentencing set for May 11. A jury found her guilty of three counts of [...]