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Judge Judy: UAlbany Gave My Sons a Strong Foundation for Future Success

ALBANY, N.Y. (May 15, 2012) — Judge Judith Sheindlin, known to America as TV's “Judge Judy,” says UAlbany gave her three alumni sons the "basis for success" by making them "citizens of the world." Two went on to become lawyers, the other a physician.

Sheindlin will be awarded the Honorary Doctor of Laws degree at the University’s undergraduate commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 20, at 10 a.m.

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