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In Prison, Infamous Inmate Felt Isolated and Unfairly Treatednew

At Albion Correctional Facility, the young Amy Fisher spent years in solitary for dying her hair with lye soap or for growing her fingernails too long. She passed the time plucking the hairs from her legs one by one.
Long Island Press  |  Amy Fisher and Robbie Woliver  |  10-04-2004  |  Excerpts

Man Serving Time May Not Be the Silver-Gun Rapistnew

A New York City police officer was charged, and acquitted, of two assaults that have some similarities to those committed by the silver-gun rapist more than a decade ago. (Second of two parts)
Long Island Press  |  Amy Fisher  |  09-24-2004  |  Crime & Justice

Alleged Lies Could Have Led to Martha Stewart's Convictionnew

It seemed so obvious that the arguments Martha Stewart's attorney submitted to the court to have her conviction overturned would be granted: an obviously biased juror who lied to get on the jury, and an ink expert who made Stewart look like a liar when he in fact was the liar. But they weren't.
Long Island Press  |  Amy Fisher  |  08-03-2004  |  Commentary

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