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  • Netflix's mini-series When They See Us dramatizes the wrongful conviction of the Central Park 5. 1 / 10

  • They were convicted in 1990 and exonerated by DNA evidence in 2002. 2 / 10

  • Now, two prosecutors are facing real-life consequences after the Netflix mini-series aired. 3 / 10

  • Elizabeth Lederer was the lead prosecutor of the case. 4 / 10

  • After Columbia University Law students protested Lederer's return as a lecturer, she resigned. 5 / 10

  • Linda Fairstein was the head of the sex-crimes division of the DA's office. 6 / 10

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  • The mini-series portrays her as the driving force behind the five boys' arrests and convictions. 7 / 10

  • Fairstein was dropped by her publisher. She wrote an op-ed claiming the mini-series slanders her. 8 / 10

  • Director Ava DuVernay responded to Fairstein's op-ed on Twitter: "Expected and typical. Onwards..." 9 / 10

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