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Ambulance Chasers!

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Ambulance Chasers game quiz
"Judge shows! Good, bad or indifferent, all dispense justice to civil plaintiffs/defendants who have decided to represent themselves, though they'd probably be better off with real lawyers, even ambulance chasers! See how many you know."

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  

1. One of the first judge shows in the U.S. to achieve widespread popularity was "The People's Court." Which of the following judges was the first to serve on that show when it premiered in 1981?
    Judge Ed Koch
    Judge Joseph Wapner
    Judge Jerry Sheindlin
    Judge Marilyn Milian

2. The first court show on U.S. television was "Divorce Court," which started airing from 1957 to 1969, then aired again from 1985 to 1992, and has currently been on the air for a third run since 1999. Which of the following Judges has NEVER presided over "Divorce Court"?
    Judge Judith Sheindlin
    Judge William Keene
    Judge Voltaire Perkins
    Judge Lynn Toler

3. The first Judge Show featuring an openly gay judge on US TV was the short-lived "Judge David Young".

4. Most judge shows in the U.S. are 30 minutes long and settle one or two cases. There is one Chicago-based judge show that is an hour long and normally settles four cases. This popular show aired its 2000th episode in 2008 and celebrated it's 10th anniversary in 2009. Which of the following shows is it?
    Judge Judy
    Judge Joe Brown
    Judge Alex
    Judge Mathis

5. One judge show that is different from the others deals solely with offenders who have had problems with alcohol and/or other drugs. In this show, the litigants don't come forward to sue each other over civil matters, they agree to join a program to help them give up their addictions and avoid going back to jail. Which of the following shows is it?
    Judge Judy
    Last Shot with Judge Gunn
    Judge Joe Brown
    Divorce Court

6. There is a Cuban-American TV Judge whose hair has gotten darker and darker each season since it first aired in 2006. The show is now filmed in LA, but it used to be based in Houston. The show always opens with the bailiff saying, "All rise. This court is now in session. The Honorable Judge __________ Ferrer presiding."
    Answer: (One Word (short for Alexander))

7. Which female judge used to use the slogan "Justice isn't always black and white" to open her show?
    Judge Karen Mills-Francis
    Judge Jeanine Pirro
    Judge Judith Sheindlin
    Judge Alex Ferrer

8. There is one judge show that is more popular than the rest, perhaps because of the fiery and combative manner of its presiding judge. This judge summarizes each case, does not allow litigants to ramble on, and often yells at them for folding their arms or not making eye contact. Which of the following judge shows is it?
    Judge Joe Brown
    Judge Jeanine Pirro
    Judge Judy
    Judge Maria Lopez

9. Judge Jeanine Pirro's show was cancelled after three seasons, and she went on to host a show analyzing current events and issues from a legal perspective called "_____________ with Judge Jeanine".
    Answer: (One Word (think of what judges dispense))

10. On judge shows in the US, it is possible for one or both of the litigants to be sent to jail, if the TV Judge so orders.

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Compiled Jun 28 12