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Marissa Alexander denied ‘stand your ground’ hearing

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Marissa Alexander denied ‘stand your ground’ hearing

Judge: ‘New evidence’ isn’t really new

Author: Marques White, Weekend morning anchor, reporter, mwhite@wjxt.com
Adrienne Moore, Weekend anchor, reporter, amoore@wjxt.com
Published On: Jul 21 2014 09:46:51 AM EDT   Updated On: Jul 21 2014 09:15:24 PM EDT
Unexpected turn for Marissa Alexander

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A motion for a second “stand your ground” hearing for Marissa Alexander has been denied, in a ruling made Friday by Judge James Daniel.

Alexander’s new defense lawyers argued they had new evidence to present, including a recanting of statements made by the son of Alexander’s estranged husband, the night she fired a shot into the wall next to where he was standing with both sons…

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