Stand Your Ground Strikes Again
The state of Florida keeps on failing to protect Marissa Alexander‘s right to defend herself. This morning, the State declined to drop the case against her, and instead set a new trial for March 31, 2014. The work on behalf of Marissa and all domestic violence victims continues.
You can help. Mariame Kaba (@prisonculture) of Project NIA in Chicago has compiled action items for those who want to get involved. You can also follow Esther Armah’s (@estherarmah) Emotional Justice page for updates on the effort to support, and ultimately to free, Marissa.
[photo credit: NIA Dispatches]
Rad-Femme Lawyer is a practicing litigator living in Chicago, and a contributor of legal information and opinions to #TWiBNation, Her professional concentrations are commercial and securities litigation, and she also does pro bono work in special education access and employment discrimination.