Death of Judge Joseph A. Wapner

November 15, 1919 - February 26, 2017
| Age 97

Reality TV star presided over "The People's Court"…
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Joseph A. Wapner, the judge who presided over the birth of the courtroom-reality TV genre, died Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, after having been hospitalized earlier in the week, according to multiple news reports. For full obituary and coverage from, click here.

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