Mariska Hargitay: Haven’t been in touch with Linda Fairstein
NEW YORK (AP) — "Law & Order: SVU" star Mariska Hargitay says she hasn't been in touch with friend Linda Fairstein since the former "Central Park Five" prosecutor was dropped by her publisher,...
NEW YORK (AP) — Fallout from the Netflix miniseries that dramatizes the events surrounding the Central Park Five trial continues.
The New York Post reports that Elizabeth Lederer informed...
NEW YORK (AP) — Former "Central Park Five" prosecutor Linda Fairstein is condemning how she's portrayed in the Netflix series "When They See Us," writing that the program is "full of distortions...
Publisher drops Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein
NEW YORK (AP) — Linda Fairstein has been dropped by her publisher as fallout continues for the former Central Park Five prosecutor over the wrongful conviction of five teens for the 1989 rape and...
Central Park 5 prosecutor resigns from nonprofit boards
NEW YORK (AP) — A former prosecutor in the Central Park Five case has resigned from at least two nonprofit boards as backlash intensified following the release of the Netflix series "When They See...
Writers’ group won’t honor prosecutor tied to Central Park 5
NEW YORK (AP) — The Mystery Writers of America withdrew a major honor Thursday from author Linda Fairstein after other authors condemned the ex-prosecutor's role in New York's notorious "Central Park Five" case.
The decision, just two days after the Grand Master Award was announced, marked the first time the group has ever rescinded the prize, which recognizes lifetime achievement and has been given to Sue Grafton and Stephen King among others.
Novelist Linda Fairstein set for Madison talk, signing
Bestselling novelist Linda Fairstein will be talking about her new book “Deadfall” at R.J. Julia
Writing is a second career for Fairstein who was chief of the Sex Crimes Unit of the district attorney’s office in Manhattan for more than 20 years.
Fairstein has channeled her legal experiences into a long-running and highly successful series of novels featuring Assistant DA Alexandra Cooper whose cases take her deep into some of New York City’s most famous places and institutions.
Linda Fairstein navigates NYC fashion scene in new thriller
"Killer Look" (Dutton), by Linda Fairstein
Linda Fairstein's novels about Assistant District Attorney Alexandra "Alex" Cooper take readers behind the scenes to New York City's often hidden corners and crevices, as well as its industries.
In "Killer Look," Fairstein explores New York's fashion industry, which ranks with Milan, Paris and London. But beyond the glamour and glorious clothes lurks a business that can be rife with corruption, bad deals and...