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Mason and Associates: Lawyers on Television

Real Judges

Reality courtroom series have several permutations.Judge Judy Second to None DVD coverThey may be real cases with real judges who hand down a verdict to which the parties must adhere. They may have real judges, while actors portray the attorneys and/or parties to a case which either has already taken place or is fictional. Historical cases may be completely re-enacted. In the most far-fetched stretch of the genre, a game show has been organized on courtroom conventions.

Reality Courtroom Series: 1949-2005, organized by title, with series descriptions (PDF)

Reality Courtroom Series: 1949-2005, organized by date (PDF)

Judge Judy Official Website