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  • Linda Fairstein: Only Feminists Were Fight...(01:29)
  • Fairstein talks about how being a feminist influenced her career choice and how it was the feminists, not the criminal justice system, who fought agai...
  • Date: June 12, 2013
  • Source: Makers.com
  • Linda Fairstein: The Victims of These Crim...(01:46)
  • Fairstein on her disbelief at how many people dismiss or argue the prevalence of sexual assault, domestic abuse and child abuse and how it's not until...
  • Date: June 12, 2013
  • Source: Makers.com
  • Linda Fairstein: Once Every 23 Seconds(00:48)
  • Fairstein explains how public opinion was that violence against women was a "problem of the underclass" and how people were surprised to learn how wid...
  • Date: June 12, 2013
  • Source: Makers.com
  • Linda Fairstein: "Why Didn't She Just Leav...(01:39)
  • Fairstein on the various dynamics that make it incredibly difficult for a woman to "just leave" an abusive relationship and how victim advocacy group ...
  • Date: June 12, 2013
  • Source: Makers.com
  • Linda Fairstein: "No One To Teach Us"(01:36)
  • Fairstein shares how her first years leading the Manhattan DA's sex crime unit were an exciting time of progress with evidence collection and new prot...
  • Date: June 12, 2013
  • Source: Makers.com
  • Linda Fairstein: 3 Point Corroboration Req...(02:29)
  • Fairstein on the "ancient laws" she was working under when she first started out how challenging it made it to prove sex crime victims' testimony.
  • Date: June 12, 2013
  • Source: Makers.com
  • Linda Fairstein: The Cost of Domestic Abus...(02:33)
  • Fairstein talks about how she finally got Corporate America to understand the impact of domestic abuse by putting it into dollar signs.
  • Date: June 12, 2013
  • Source: Makers.com
  • Linda Fairstein: 17th Century Law in the 2...(00:46)
  • Fairstein explains that the laws the D.A. was operating under in 1972 were influenced directly by outdated 17th century British common law.
  • Date: June 12, 2013
  • Source: Makers.com
  • Linda Fairstein: New Laws, Same Attitude(01:28)
  • Fairstein explains that even though there was progress with the laws during the 1970s and 80s, public attitudes did not change as quickly, and victim ...
  • Date: June 12, 2013
  • Source: Makers.com
  • Linda Fairstein: Sex Crimes Prosecutor(03:46)
  • Linda Fairstein spent 26 years as head of the Manhattan DA's sex crime unit. It was a position that had only existed for two years before she took ove...
  • Date: June 12, 2013
  • Source: Makers.com
  • Linda Fairstein: The Case She Saw Over and...(02:30)
  • Fairstein recalls one of her first sexual assault cases that made it to trial and how the grievous circumstances created for the sexual assault victim...
  • Date: June 12, 2013
  • Source: Makers.com

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