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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In 2012 alone, the series brought in $230,000,000 in advertising for the network. 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
[Judge Judy states her opinion of people who have themselves excessively tattooed
Yeah, well, I'm probably just very old-fashioned about this whole tattoo thing. I think that when people do that in excess, which clearly to me, there's, there are excesses. I would prefer that somebody say, "Look at me, look at me, this is what I've accomplished. I wrote a book. I graduated from college. I've just completed a wonderful work of art that I hung in a museum. Something that I've accomplished," rather...