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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 Tony Meier <discokid@aol.com>

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Justice with an attitude. See more »

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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 »

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In the second case of the season 18, episode 215, the on-screen text says the plaintiff is suing for $5,0000. See more »

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Judge Judy: Don't look up at the heavens. God is not going to help you with this case. Only the truth will set you free.
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I have had to stop watching this lady--she's obnoxious!
22 October 2013 | by See all my reviews

I have watched these shows since Judge Wapner, but I have had to stop watching her episodes--there is no reason for the rudeness and often poor judgment she displays. I realized that some of the people in the cases she hears aren't wrapped too tight, but when she looks someone in the eye and calls them a liar with no grounds other than instinct, she's just plain wrong. What ever happened to a "body of evidence?"

Two specific cases come to mind--the owner of a limo service who was accused of switching vehicles and stated that he never carried that vehicle and had a brochure to prove it, and a landlord who stated that it cost over $4000 to restore a house when a tenant left it, but the person who evaluated it wasn't present. However, he DID have both the bills and the before and after photos, which she absolutely refused to look at! I'm sorry, but I have participated in one way or another in a number of hearings, and this is NOT the behavior I have ever seen in a legitimate judge.

It certainly isn't entertainment--that's for sure!


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