Breonna Taylor’s boyfriend files lawsuit against Louisville police department

Kenneth Walker, the boyfriend of Breonna Taylor, has filed a civil lawsuit against the Louisville police department, according to multiple sources. Walker, who admitted to firing a “warning shot” when police barged into Taylor’s apartment in attempts to carry out a search warrent, was ultimately accused of and charged with shooting Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly. The […]

Marrisa Alexander facing 60 years in retrial

It seemed that justice had finally been served for Florida mom Marissa Alexander, who was facing a 20-year prison sentence for defending herself against her abusive husband. In September of 2013, a Florida appellate court overturned her conviction of aggravated assault stating in part that “jury instructions unfairly made Alexander prove “beyond a reasonable doubt” […]

Marissa Alexander denied use of ‘stand your ground’ at retrial

Marissa Alexander is a Florida mother who made national news around the same time as George Zimmerman. But her case received special attention because she was, by all accounts, an abused woman. Alexander had given birth nine days before she shot at her abusive husband, Rico Gray, who had accused her of being unfaithful and […]

Florida prosecutor wants to send Marissa Alexander back to prison for 20 years

Marissa Alexander, the Florida woman who fired a warning shot at her abusive ex-husband and was sentenced to 20 years in prison, is in real danger of going back to serve the balance of sentence after being granted bail for a new trial. Florida State Attorney Angela Corey filed a motion Monday to revoke Alexander’s […]