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Netflix miniseries spurs prof to quit

Jun 14, 2019 - Newsday (New York)

Elizabeth Lederer, the lead prosecutor in the 1989 Central Park jogger case that resulted in the wrongful conviction of five black and brown teenagers, will not return as a lecturer at Columbia Law School, the school's dean said in a letter Wednesday.

Lederer's decision is the latest fallout from the critically acclaimed Netflix miniseries "When They See Us," which shed new light on the investigation into the brutal rape of Trisha Meili, told through the perspectives of the five boys, Antr...