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  • Alex Hunt MW
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  • Alex Hunt MW
4 Apr 2012

'You are about to enter the courtroom of Judge Judith Sheindlin.' Oh bliss! 'The people are real ... the cases are real ... the rulings are final.' Oh joy! 'This is ... Judge Judy.' Oh rapture! Three simple sentences introducing one of daytime television's great guilty pleasures - though I don't imagine…