Was Marissa Alexander Failed by the Justice System?

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  • Marissa Alexander
  • "Stand Your Ground" Law
  • Marissa Alexander
  • Marissa Alexander
  • Angela Corey
  • Kevin Cobbin
  • Marissa Alexander
  • Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman
  • Corrine Brown
  • Angela Corey
  • Stand Your Ground Law
  • Marissa Alexander

A Troubled Relationship

According to reports, Alexander's husband, Rico Gray, had been arrested twice before on domestic battery allegations. Alexander had also been charged with domestic battery four months after the shooting in separate incident with Gray. During Alexander's trial, questions arose over whether the she was justified under "Stand Your Ground" because she retreated from her husband only to confront him again with a loaded weapon. (Photo: Courtesy Newsone)

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