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Judge Judy Sheindlin is the presiding judge on Judy Justice, the Emmy Award-winning courtroom program from Amazon Freevee. She is also the creator and executive producer on Amazon Freevee’s Tribunal Justice.
In September 2021, Judge Sheindlin wrapped a historic 25 year-run of The Emmy Award-winning Judge Judy, one of the most successful programs in the history of television. Judge Judy finished as the #1 program in first-run syndication for 12 consecutive seasons and was #1 in daytime from 1998-99 season until it concluded in 2021.
Over the past two decades, Judge Sheindlin has won numerous accolades and awards from the legal, academic and media worlds and she has sponsored worthy philanthropic initiatives.
The rise of Judge Judy Sheindlin is an only-in-America story that began in 1982 when Sheindlin, then a prosecutor in New York City's Family Court,