Don't Pee on My Leg and Tell Me It's Raining: America's Toughest Family Court Judge Speaks Out

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Harper Collins, Jan 10, 1997 - Biography & Autobiography - 256 pages
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font COLOR="#000000" FACE="MS Sans Serif" SIZE="1" ín we get some reality in here?ߡsks Judy Sheindlin, former supervising judge for Manhattan Family Court. For twenty–four years she has laid down the law as she understands it:

● If you want to eat, you have to work.

● If you have children, you'd better support them.

  • If you break the law, you have to pay.

  • If you tap the public purse, you'd better be accountable.

    Now she abandons all judicial restraint in a scathing critique of the system – filled with realistic hard–nosed alternatives to our bloated welfare bureaucracy and our soft–on–crime laws.

 

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DON'T PEE ON MY LEG AND TELL ME IT'S RAINING: America's Toughest Family Court Judge Speaks Out

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Here comes the judge—and perpetrators in family court with their attorneys must pray that it isn't Judge Judy Sheindlin. She makes advocates of Tough Love look like marshmallow liberals. As a family ... Read full review

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I have just started reading this book and I love it!! She is totally right in everything she says! People need to be responsible for their own actions and stop blaming other people and the government. Judge Judy for President!!!!!!!! Read full review

Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction Enough Is Enough
Dont Pee on My Leg and Tell Me Its Raining 11
This Isnt Kiddy Court Its Criminal College 33
Judicial Diversity Doesnt Mean a Mixed Bag of Nuts 63
Let Us Pay Hasnt Worked Lets Try Make Them Pay 81
Foster Care Fiasco 107
Custody Wars Are Battles Without Winners 135
System Scammers 155
Im a Victim Im a Victim Im a Victim 175
Missing in Action? 205
Stoking My Fire 223
Conclusion People Not Government Create Opportunity 233
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Judge Judy Sheindlin established herself as a tough but fair judge in New York's family court. She is the presiding judge for Judge Judy, a nationally syndicated daily television show based on real court cases, and the author of two best-selling adult books and a children's book. She lives in New York City with her husband, Jerry, a New York Supreme Court Judge. She is the mother of five and a grandmother of four.

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