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Supporters of gay rights say they are incensed about a Utah judge's decision to reduce the sentence of a man who killed a homosexual apparently because of the dead man's sexual orientation. On Monday Judge David Young of district court here reduced the sentence of the killer, David Nelson Thacker, to no more than six years in prison. Thacker, 26, had pleaded guilty to manslaughter, which carries a heavier sentence of up to 15 years.
David Young is an American judge, who starred on Judge David Younga daytime nationally syndicated court show. He is the first openly gay TV judge. After serving as president of the student body government as an undergraduate at Tulane UniversityYoung attended the University of Miami School of Law.
Judge David Young is an American arbitration-based reality court show. The series, which aired in first-run syndicationpremiered on television stations across the United States and Canada on September 10, The series was produced and distributed by Sony Pictures Television Distribution.
Young is no stranger to Music City. His partner Scott is a Vanderbilt University alumnus, his godson currently attends the university and Young has several close friends who reside in Nashville. I have never liked cruises.
What challenges have you experienced in the TV courtroom that are unique to that, as opposed to a conventional one? The story is told upon you or told to the jury, and you then make a decision or the jury makes a decision. Here, I have to tell the story.
Permission received from the American Bar Association July 7, Critics of reality daytime television court shows remain divided over whether the possible educational benefits of these shows outweigh their distorted images of judicial proceedings. Inwomen judges outnumber their male counterparts
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Sign in. Judge Young is known for his sharp sense of humor, his compassion, and his provocative sentencing. While on the bench in Miami, he once dropped an opera singer's disorderly conduct charges in exchange for a virtuoso courtroom performance.
There are a gazillion TV judges pontificating across the dial, but Judge David Young will be the first openly gay one when his show premieres at 9 a. On a serious level - and the judge does have spasms of somberness in between fits of song and funny riffs praising the joys of being professionally dressed - the year-old former Miami prosecutor and judge hopes to be a role model for gay youth. He said he wished he could have seen a successful gay jurist on TV before he came out at the age of