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Commentary: Linda Fairstein's Central Park Five role is a case study for restorative justice

Ava DuVernay's dramatic Netflix miniseries "When They See Us" chronicles the infamous wrongful conviction of five black and Latino teenagers in New York City for the brutal 1989 rape and assault of a young white woman who was attacked while she was jogging in Central Park. In its depiction of Manhattan prosecutor Linda Fairstein, who oversaw the investigation and prosecution of the young men, the series has sparked a long-overdue conversation about the role of prosecutors in

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