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To Punish and Protect

Against a System That Coddles Criminals

To Punish and Protect( )
Author: Pirro, Jeanine
As told to: Whitney, Catherine
Publication Date:Oct 2004
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $20.95
Book Description:

Deemed "the avenging angel of American justice" (Chris Matthews, Hardball), Jeanine Pirro, the famed Westchester County district attorney, presents hard truths about a justice system that she believes coddles criminals at the expense of innocent victims. Taking readers inside her daily battles on behalf of victims -- from the adolescent girl forced to assume wifely duties after her father murdered her stepmother to a hardworking man shot over a parking place -- District Attorney...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Law / Legal Profession
Law / General
Biography & Autobiography / General
Law / Criminal Law / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.438 x 0.74 Inches
Book Weight:0.61 Pounds
Author Biography
Pirro, Jeanine (Author)

Jeanine Ferris Pirro was born on June 2, 1951 in Elmira N.Y. She is a former judge and prosecutor and current TV personality as host of Fox News Channel's Justice with Judge Jeanine. She was the first female judge elected to the Westchester County Court prior to her election as the first female District Attorney of Westchester County. As District Attorney, Pirro gained considerable visibility in cases of domestic abuse and crimes against the elderly.

Pirro graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from the University at Buffalo. She received her J.D. degree at Albany Law School of Union University in 1975. She was then appointed to the position of Assistant District Attorney of Westchester County. Pirro left the District Attorney's office after her November 1990 election as a judge of the Westchester County Court. She was then elected in 1993 Westchester County District Attorney. She was the first woman to hold that position. She was also the first female president of the New York State District Attorneys Association.

In 2018 her book Liars, Leekers and Liberals: The Case Against the Anti-Trump Conspiracy made the bestsellers list.


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