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Marissa Alexander Released On Bail

By Kirsten West Savali Around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday night, Marissa Alexander was granted a pretrial release with special conditions, according to the Duval County Clerk of Court. First Coast News reports the conditions of Alexander’s release below: • Remain under … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Lawyers Say Florida’s Law Enforcement Threw Away George Zimmerman’s Case

By Steven Rosenfeld Florida law enforcement, from the local police to the special prosecutor overseeing the Trayvon Martin case, did not want to see George Zimmerman convicted of murder and deliberately threw away the case, allowing their prosecution to crumble. … Continue reading

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Who Will March for Marissa Alexander?

by Marissa Jackson On the morning after the Morning After, the racial tension in this country could be popped with a needle. If the prevailing narrative is to be believed, Black America is furious, outraged and depressed about George Zimmerman’s … Continue reading

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With Racial Roles Reversed, Three Self-Defense Cases That Went The Other Way

By Annie-Rose Strasser George Zimmerman was acquitted in the murder of Trayvon Martin over the weekend, successfully using a claim of self-defense to convince six jurors that he was right to shoot and kill the 17-year-old Martin. The case centered … Continue reading

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