Florida’s stand-your-ground (SYG) law was under scrutiny this week as the Governor’s task force held its first meeting on Tuesday.
The prosecutor at the heart of two of the most visible SYG cases, Angela Corey, had an interview published yesterday in which she talks a bit about the Marissa Alexander case. As you recall, Alexander tried to assert a stand-your-ground defense in firing a warning shot, but was convicted nonetheless and sentenced to 20 years in prison. There’s nothing new, really, in the interview, as Corey repeats what she’s said before about Alexander and declined to talk about her other high profile case, George Zimmerman. For Angela Corey, the Alexander case is done and over with and there is no reason to reconsider its outcome.