‘Central Park Five’ Prosecutor Elizabeth Lederer Out at Columbia Law School


The fallout from the Netflix miniseries about the Central Park Five case, When They See Us, continues to pile up.

Prosecutor Elizabeth Lederer won’t be returning as a part-time lecturer at Columbia Law School after students demanded the university cut ties with her.

“The mini-series has reignited a painful—and vital—national conversation about race, identity, and criminal justice,” law school dean Gillian Lester said in a statement Wednesday that was first reported by Bloomberg Law.

Read more at The Daily Beast.

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