|Mom who lost 'stand your ground' case in trouble|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
JACKSONVILLE — A Jacksonville woman who spent 21 months in jail after unsuccessfully invoking Florida’s so-called “stand your ground” law as a defense for firing a gun at her husband is now facing parole violation charges.
Prosecutors say Marissa Alexander violated her home detention by making short trips to places near her home. But Alexander’s attorney told the Florida Times-Union that each trip was approved by parole supervisors.
Alexander was denied immunity under the state’s self-defense law and sentenced to 20 years in prison.
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