Appeals court orders new trial for Jacksonville’s Marissa Alexander in case attracting ‘Stand Your Ground’ attention

Rod Sullivan, professor at the Florida Coastal School of Law, said minimum mandatories have gotten out of control.

“This was not something that was meant for warning shots,” Sullivan said. “The Legislature needs to fix this.”

Sullivan said Corey and Alexander both have reasons to consider a deal now.

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