Netflix's mini-series When They See Us dramatizes the wrongful conviction of the Central Park 5.
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They were convicted in 1990 and exonerated by DNA evidence in 2002.
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Now, two prosecutors are facing real-life consequences after the Netflix mini-series aired.
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Elizabeth Lederer was the lead prosecutor of the case.
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After Columbia University Law students protested Lederer's return as a lecturer, she resigned.
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Linda Fairstein was the head of the sex-crimes division of the DA's office.
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The mini-series portrays her as the driving force behind the five boys' arrests and convictions.
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Fairstein was dropped by her publisher. She wrote an op-ed claiming the mini-series slanders her.
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Director Ava DuVernay responded to Fairstein's op-ed on Twitter: "Expected and typical. Onwards..."
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