Judge Judy Sheindlin, a former judge from New York, tackles actual, small claims cases with her no-nonsense attitude in which damages of no more than $5,000 can be awarded. Also by her side is bailiff Petri Hawkins-Byrd who keeps order in the court. After a case is closed, the defendant and plaintiff briefly confront each other outside the court-room. Written by
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Justice with an attitude.
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Did You Know?
Although ALL of the outdoors video shown during the show is from Manhattan in New York City, the program takes place in California. See more
In the second case of the season 18, episode 215, the on-screen text says the plaintiff is suing for $5,0000. See more
Don't look up at the heavens. God is not going to help you with this case. Only the truth will set you free.