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Tough-talking Judge Jeanine threatened with lawsuit over her new book

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Judge Jeanine Pirro has written a book that could put her on the other side of the bench at some point.

If Pirro’s new book about alleged serial killer Robert Durst, titled “He Killed Them All,” has any factual errors, Durst’s brother Douglas warned that he is prepared to sue her, according to the New York Post.

Douglas Durst’s attorney Richard Emery sent a letter to Pirro and Simon & Schuster, publisher of her book, to “alert you to a number of factual errors in Ms. Pirro’s recent public statements concerning the Dursts,” the Post reported.

Emery said he would sue if any of the purported errors were repeated in the book.

The Post reported:

Emery’s letter says Pirro is trying to rewrite history and blame Douglas for her failure to bring Robert to justice.

“For instance, Ms. Pirro stated . . . Douglas Durst ‘was in many meetings with Nick Scoppetta,’ Robert Durst’s criminal defense attorney. That assertion is untrue,” the letter says. The two men never met.

“Yet Ms. Pirro insists on repeating her allegations . . . and worse, asks the public to conclude that Douglas therefore was ‘involved from the get-go’ in the disappearance of Kathleen Durst and ‘has a lot of answering to do.’”

According to the letter, Douglas has always been cooperative with investigators and met with Pirro in 2003 at Le Madeleine restaurant on West 43rd Street “and told her he would do anything he could to help.”

But Pirro tells “an alternate, false story that Douglas pressured her into dropping her investigation into Ms. Durst’s disappearance,” Emery states.

Ego is to blame, Emory says. “The judge in Robert’s Texas criminal trial charged Ms. Pirro with ‘grandstanding,’ noting her ‘egregious’ and ‘outrageous’ statements about the case.


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