Judge Judy Launches a Website and Vlog Series

Within the first 20 seconds of her introductory vlog for her new advice site What Would Judy Say?, Judge Judy addresses and dismisses haters: "Don't kvetch and complain. If you're not a Judge Judy fan find another forum." Although this is her first foray into the internet (she notoriously hates computers and social… » 5/18/12 4:00pm 5/18/12 4:00pm

Judge Judy Will Preside Through 2015

Fuck Osama bin Laden, this is the best news of the day: Judge Judy signed a new multi-year deal with CBS Television Distribution to remain on our TVs through 2015. » 5/02/11 2:25pm 5/02/11 2:25pm

Judge Judy, Animated

Do you love gifs? Do you love Judge Judy? Then have we got a link for you: An entire wall of Judge Judys, moving around and doing things, and not having time for your baloney. [FourFour] » 2/17/11 4:45pm 2/17/11 4:45pm

Judge Judy Takes On The Gawker Hackers

Recently Gawker Media's servers were hacked; the security breach affected commenters across our entire network. And for that, we're deeply sorry. But now it's time for Judge Judy to take the secretive squad claiming responsibility—known as Gnosis—to task. » 12/22/10 4:40pm 12/22/10 4:40pm

Judge Judy's Wisdom Extends To Same-Sex Marriage

Last night on LKL, Judge Judy—who, two years ago, officiated a wedding between two men—spoke out on gay marriage, saying that the "federal government has to be involved to ensure that all people have those basic rights." » 11/11/10 12:25pm 11/11/10 12:25pm

Judge Judy Is Wasted

Slowed to half-speed, the litigants, Byrd, and even JJ sound totally drunk, which is hilarious in itself, but the fact that the plaintiff is suing the defendant for breaking her toilet at a party makes it so much better. » 9/16/10 11:30am 9/16/10 11:30am

Judge Judy Screams At Stupid Sorority Girls

On yesterday's episode, the plaintiff sued her sorority sister for the cost to repair a laptop. The litigants and witnesses spoke out of turn, used made-up words, and acted generally silly, all of which made JJ lose it. » 5/20/10 12:20pm 5/20/10 12:20pm

Comic Confrontations: Judge Judy Vs. Racist Reality Show Socialite

After Jules Kirby's bigoted remarks on the first two episodes of High Society caused public outrage, the socialite claimed the show was scripted. For all of her judgments about other races and body types, perhaps she should be judged. » 3/19/10 5:00pm 3/19/10 5:00pm

Judge Judy: Dude Wears Stupid, Ill-Advised Beer Shirt To Court Date

During today's case, the defendant's husband wore a T-shirt that said "BEER EQUALS FUN." JJ said it didn't give the impression that he's an "intelligent person." His wife responded, "Do you want [us] to be fake with you?" » 3/16/10 7:00pm 3/16/10 7:00pm

Judge Judy Says She's Not A Feminist

In an interview with The Daily Beast, Judge Judy discusses her television success and personal life. But we're wondering why a self-proclaimed "common sense girl" doesn't consider herself a feminist. (As you may remember, last May we anointed her anyway.) » 3/04/10 2:00pm 3/04/10 2:00pm

Judge Judy: Cat-Killing Hipster

On today's JJ, a musician was suing another musician for killing her cat by throwing three of her televisions on it. His defense: "I was pretty wasted, but I don't think I ever killed a cat." » 2/22/10 8:00pm 2/22/10 8:00pm

Judge Judy: How Breast Implants Came Between Two Sisters

On yesterday's JJ, a woman sued her sister for nonpayment of a loan—which destroyed her credit—for breast implants. The defendant claimed they were a gift, to make up for the fact that she didn't have a college education. » 1/05/10 2:00pm 1/05/10 2:00pm

A Decade Of Judge Judy

Since 1996, Judge Judy has helped make court television a genre, while also becoming a staple of daytime TV, occasionally beating Oprah's ratings. In the past 10 years, we've learned that "um" is not an answer…but Judith Sheindlin is. » 12/28/09 7:00pm 12/28/09 7:00pm

Judge Judy Throws Verbal Punches On Texting In Public

Spoiler alert: Her Honor finds it incredibly rude when people text at the dinner table in restaurants, or in a dark movie theater. She's always right about everything. » 12/15/09 6:00pm 12/15/09 6:00pm

Justice Is Served To Judge Judy

Judge Judy will be honored in January by receiving the NATPE Brandon Tartikoff Legacy Award for exhibiting "extraordinary passion, leadership, independence and vision in the process of creating television programming and in evoking the spirit of Tartikoff's generosity." [NY Post] » 11/11/09 12:30pm 11/11/09 12:30pm

Comic Confrontations: Judge Judy Vs. Michael Lohan

Michael Lohan claims that he's trying to help Lindsay, but after running his mouth on Radar, Maury Povitch, and The Insider, it's hard to believe that he's not cashing in on his daughter's troubles. It's time to face the judge. » 11/06/09 8:00pm 11/06/09 8:00pm

Judge Judy Won't Rule In Favor Of Litigants Who Make Bitch Faces

On yesterday's JJ, a man sued his former coworker for having him falsely arrested for sexual misconduct. Initially, the defendant's claims seemed valid, until JJ uncovered a number of inconsistencies in her story, and a history of addiction and theft. » 11/03/09 4:30pm 11/03/09 4:30pm

Judge Judy: You Can't Exploit People, Even If They're Exploiting…

Today on JJ, a woman sued the owner of a strip club for using pictures of her from the internet on his promotional fliers. His reasoning: it's okay to exploit anyone who posts provocative pictures online. » 10/29/09 5:00pm 10/29/09 5:00pm

Judge Judy, Doggy Style

This weekend, at the Times Square Dog Day Masquerade, Peanut the chihuahua dressed up as Judge Judy. Don't pee on her hydrant and tell her it's raining! [NY Daily News] » 10/22/09 7:20pm 10/22/09 7:20pm

Judge Judy: Landlords Can Not Confiscate A Tenant's Marijuana

Today's episode featured a landlord suing his tenant for assault after the tenant tackled him to the ground when the landord tried to confiscate his marijuana. JJ said that nobody has a legal right to take anything from anyone. » 10/13/09 7:20pm 10/13/09 7:20pm