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To Punish and Protect: A DA's Fight Against a System That Coddles Criminals
"The office of the district attorney is a battleground, where the fight between good and evil unfolds each day. We see the ugliest side of life, the pain that people go through for no reason. They didn't do anything. They didn't ask for it. Yet here they are, living their personal nightmares. We cannot take away their pain, or turn back time to undo the damage, but we can ...more
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published October 16th 2003 by St. Martin's Press
(first published October 1st 2003)
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Aug 27, 2007 Jill rated it did not like it · review of another edition
Recommends it for: nada
I read more than half, and find it melodramatic and trying. I usually like to read case studies, but I found myself rolling my eyes alot while reading. So, I adandoned the effort.
Jeanine Ferris Pirro is a former prosecutor, judge, and elected official from the state of New York, who is currently a legal analyst and television personality. A Republican from Westchester County, Pirro served as a county court judge before serving as the elected District Attorney of Westchester County for 12 years. As a district attorney she gained considerable visibility, especially in cases ...moreMore about Jeanine Pirro...