Jeanine Pirro joined the Fox News Channel (FNC) in 2006 and currently serves as a legal analyst as well as the host of "Justice with Judge Jeanine," a weekend prime-time program (Saturday, 9 p.m. ET) that presents her legal insights on the news of the week, current high profile cases, as well as recent issues and trends in the world of crime and justice.
Formerly Westchester District Attorney, Judge Pirro was also the host of a syndicated weekday court show distributed by Warner Brothers -- for which she won an Emmy. Her notable legal career spans over 30 years. In 1975, she became an assistant district attorney for Westchester County, New York and was the first female to prosecute murder cases there. In 1990, Pirro was elected as the first woman to serve as a Westchester County Court judge.
In 1978, Pirro started the first domestic violence unit in a prosecutors office, in the nation. Additionally, in 1997, she was appointed by then-Governor George Pataki to chair the New York State Commission on Domestic Violence Fatality Review Board, whose research helped pass increased protection for domestic violence victims.
In 2006, the Republican Party chose her as its candidate for New York state attorney general.
Pirro earned a BA from the University of Buffalo, magna cum laude, graduating Phi Beta Kappa and received her Juris Doctor (J.D.) law degree from Albany Law School, where she was on law review. She is a native of New York.
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