The blurb in the news I read was that she was "pursuing other acting jobs." She'll leave in mid season, according to the same article.
The woman you refer to AA
is Jill Hennesy's character, "Claire Kinkaid".
And the DA after Adam Schiff, was Dianne Wiest as "Nora Lewin".
And I guess being a Texan makes me fond of Abby...
[Edited 2004-07-02 20:52:59]
If you don't stand for SOMETHING, you'll fall for ANYTHING.