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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The people are real. The cases are real. The rulings are final.
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Did You Know?
In October 2013, it was reported that 'Judy Sheindlin' qv) is the highest-paid star on television. Her salary of $47,000,000 per year translates into just over $900,000 per workday, as she only works a total of 52 days per year. 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
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You are about to enter the courtroom of Judge Judith Sheindlin. The people are real, the cases are real, the rulings are final. This is Judge Judy.