Retired Michigan 36th District Court assess and syndicated tv program arbiter who became well-known for his reality display, Judge Mathis. His present started its sixteenth period in Sept 2016. He was sentenced to period at Wayne Region Jail at age group seventeen for committing a petty criminal offense. He authored the 2008 book Road Judge. He wedded Linda Reese in 1985. They possess four kids. He was a syndicated actuality court display judge, very much like Judge Judy Sheindlin.