August 26, 2008

Daytime TV Judges

Taunya Lovell Banks, University of Maryland School of Law, has published "Judging the Judges - Daytime Television's Integrated Reality Court Bench," in Lawyers in Your Living Room, edited by Michael Asimow, (ABA Books, 2008). Here is the abstract.

This essay looks at the integrated courtroom on daytime reality television court shows like "Judge Judy", the reasons for the persistent over representation of women and non-white male judges on these shows, why some shows are more popular than other shows, and how these shows may influence the real American legal system.
Keywords: daytime television court judges

Download the paper from SSRN here.

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