Controversial prosecutor Elizabeth Lederer on Wednesday resigned her post as a lecturer at Columbia Law School, under pressure from the Black Law Students Association and others who objected to her role in the Central Park Five case in which five black and Latino boys were wrongfully convicted of a 1989 rape.

In an email to the law school community Wednesday evening, Dean Gillian Lester wrote that Lederer told her she would not seek reappointment to her lecturer post. That decision comes just one day after the school’s BLSA sent a letter to the administration, calling for her to step down and the school to be more inclusive in its teaching.

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