Judge Jeanine’s New Thriller
Judge Jeanine Pirro on her new book, “Sly Fox”.
- Duration 8:44
- Date Jul 18, 2012
Judge Jeanine Pirro on her new book, “Sly Fox”.
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And endured more on drugs good morning.
How are you I'm -- Martin garner -- of some novel.
This calls live auction.
-- first novel.
Is my first novel it's my second book Imus and hey it's about a young female prosecutor who enters a criminal justice system in the late seventies she's idealistic she's enthusiastic -- and then she finds out that.
The system is -- all it's cracked up today and this kind of you know -- -- follows her life as she fights the when it should be -- victims justice system the victim the person who never chose to be a part of the system in the first place.
So sly fox is about at the Danny fox character and it's loosely based on my life.
-- -- -- -- -- to punish and protect it was a chronology of cases that I tried it again the injustice in the criminal justice system how the victim is always considered second rate and the fight for a level playing field.
For battered women for abused children you know climates there was a time in the late seventies when it was not a crime to beat your wife -- could shooter you could -- ever.
But as long as she didn't teller you couldn't be arrested if you murdered her though they'd arrest you.
And so Danny fox starts one of the first domestic violence units in the nation.
And this is kind of a follow up of what she does how she actually has to -- fox.
Her superiors to even get into a courtroom she's one female DNA with 43 male police chiefs.
One female DA in this sea of men and this gives you a bird's eye view -- is -- -- goes on not only inside the courtroom but outside the courtroom as well and it's kind of fascinating the politics of justice.
Loosely based on her -- twosome.
Loosely based on my life I'm member of -- and Osama news yeah late seventies -- -- let's be -- -- oil forewarned dominant are going to be an -- Well up yeah.
The analyst let's first 400 enormous genocide all well but I just want to make sure you don't make in the late seventies because you know.
I don't wanna -- a little like somebody's.
I'm not talking about hold your own.
I'm talking about to to have some news it's clearly have to cut my finish a sentence old today and I know what -- -- America.
Anyway it within the -- that all of that was below the belt but they don't want him.
And I always gonna get worse no but but but but remember -- -- -- in Greenwich Connecticut home.
And I'm curious to see these women and -- summertime.
But a big Bullard big darned glad they outlook for the big dark glasses came from and are you -- -- in Greenwich.
Well know from -- member of -- Remember black -- All -- than they were Wear long slavish.
And collector of short sleeves on this morning in order about weren't they are very much but MS -- launch later or where launch ladies.
That's a club in the summertime because -- on our.
Well you know what you're -- you're actually.
Very astute with regard to that many of the battered women in Westchester especially which is -- is affluent neighborhood.
You know Harry alike ravaged.
I mean they would cover up their bruises would make up and they would Wear -- long sleeves.
You know to cover -- -- they didn't think anyone would believe them and at the end of the day you know the men with threaten I'll take away the kids.
You know or I'll kill you and women for the most part were not supported by a system in what Danny fox does his sly fox.
I would pick juries Imus and they would say to -- will she do to make and so angry that these stamped or four times.
You know why and they would seven of family court in the purpose of family court back then was to keep the family together.
It was to mediate how do you mediate a victim and her abuser what's the what's the victims supposed to do say I'll make dinner even hotter and if you don't eat meat.
And it it was an interesting being a woman in the criminal justices -- because.
-- looks at an autopsy photo and -- something that a man might not see.
And -- to read the book to around talking about.
-- Jindal Aaron and arms went around our growth.
Judge -- an internal repairs on fox all of -- center of turn where cholera or without my friend.
A 35 years -- all -- Rivero or -- -- and on and.
No and I -- all the for twenty years -- we start with the OJ Simpson case I was the DA at the time.
Tell me he's my good friend had it out you're telling me that he never had onion knowledge he did I -- -- missed it.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Out of don't sub -- from -- so let's let's have intentionally according.
Doctor words and endure about -- -- -- -- -- -- -- sly -- her road to its board Borough I did at the what -- what do bitterly do.
Peter -- collaborator would be -- loved Peter Earley is terrific.
It's my historian Peter -- -- got what he wrote about New York Times best sellers.
Nonfiction and we collaborated together but it's my story to story daddy fox.
And how she tries to make sure that she gets a level playing field for herself and the victims.
And you know you'll see the system where the guys -- -- -- bring her coffee.
They make fun of her and she ends up -- winning in the end.
So -- travelers real or you know I will all -- will.
I was on your right to bunch of his -- service should other actor right -- she comes up with a story is an all out but she doesn't wanna think -- Seattle.
But some -- -- writes the Bork's.
Well for me time is the the the big cases in this book are real.
The events or actual events it is fiction because then it's AG that now heart -- of being sued.
You know you don't have to sugarcoat the truth so it is fiction is based on cases that I've tried myself in situations that -- been an outlook I was a prosecutor judge and DA for thirty years of I don't know the system who does I started the first domestic violence unit in the nation in L I fought against the odds.
I was the first woman to prosecute a murder case in Westchester County about a little -- women couldn't go for the jugular they are -- we could do it.
It was -- dying in many trees auditor drew us from our point of central Vermont just -- It's hard to run an almost lost what.
Whenever somebody comes at a considerable dollar Norway him.
Nelson Demille Imus yes OK well Nelson who knows that -- -- party last night which David death -- American Media through for me at the four seasons and we'll get out.
Not Nelson Demille writes a book.
No but I hand it takes him a year and I thought well a lot of people are due out on a lot of writers are driven it's believable I don't want -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- I what John just are not believed -- glossy result of blinders -- -- whatever you know what I -- a kind of a -- like don't even try.
Of that well I don't know option -- -- so.
We're gonna look a woman from -- aren't you then super Smart Jerusalem and let me ask about a couple of cases and -- headlines.
Send us your case your take on out.
Looked at this guy is it had a file on me we knew we was it had a.
While right from the get go he selected kids.
That were disenfranchised.
He's selected kids who didn't have any support system.
I've seen that I've seen -- for thirty years I mean he what he did is he grooms the kids he gives them something they can't get.
And then he makes it absolutely impossible for them to complain and unbelievable.
I think that what happened here is a pathetic.
That that he was allowed access to children.
Let me tell you something the rumors were out there -- as the DA investigating him and I did this on my show just as we Judge -- which is on Fox News on Saturday night but what do you the DA investigating him disappeared.
And he was investigating one of the first complaints it's a very interest in case and I think that it's a sad commentary.
Not unlike what we've seen with some of these other organizations and had a -- it's the organization is more important than the victim.
And -- -- yeah.
On -- -- and and we've got to recognize it whether it's the church or whether it's football or anything else.
We are there to protect children and we didn't do it and shame on all.