Judge Judy is an American reality-based court show, featuring former family court judge, Judith Sheindlin, arbitrating over small claims cases.
What\'s the Judge Judy show all about?
At the beginning of each court proceeding, Sheindlin gives a summary of the case and questions the parties regarding dates, times, locations, and other matters involved in the lawsuit. After summarizing the claim, the response of the defendant, and the counter-claim, if there is one, Sheindlin generally holds a discussion with the plaintiff first. Throughout the whole case, she goes back and forth between interacting with the plaintiff and interacting with the defendant. Instead of having the parties present all of the facts they want Sheindlin to consider, Judy interrogates both litigants throughout the whole case and only allows direct answers to her questions. Not always moving immediately ahead to her next question, Sheindlin sometimes expresses her feelings and opinions about the speaker’s answers. This, at times, leads to arguments between her and the litigants. No one is allowed to speak out of turn, including the witnesses of the litigants and the audience members. Sheindlin often seeks evidence, such as police reports, to determine the veracity of the allegations. After feeling she has received all the necessary answers, Sheindlin expresses her views on the case and renders the judgment by awarding damages to the plaintiff or dismissing the case altogether. The same applies to the defendant if they\'ve filed a counterclaim. Sheindlin occasionally deviates from this format. For instance, instead of holding a discussion with the plaintiff first, she holds a discussion with the defendant first.
In the first two commercial breaks, a preview of the upcoming case is shown. When the show returns from the first two commercial breaks, it airs Jerry Bishop\'s voice-over, \'Real cases! Real people! Judge Judy!\', followed by a recap of the current case. After the third commercial break, the voice-over is heard again, providing the show\'s number and the website to submit cases. There are usually two cases on each show, but less frequently there will be a single long case, three shorter ones, or even four shorter ones. At the end of a case, the plaintiff and the defendant express their feelings about the case.
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