The plaintiff, Mark Schweninger, sued a woman on “Judge Joe Brown” for $7,500, claiming he loaned her money but she didn’t pay him back.
According to Schweninger’s lawsuit, filed in L.A. County Superior Court, Brown said on the show, “You were just trying to get nookie.”
The suit goes on to define “nookie” as “an indecent sexual term for a woman’s private parts and for sexual intercourse.”
Schweninger also says Brown called him a “sucker,” which he claims drew ridicule and sniggling from the audience.
In addition, Schweninger alleges he was defrauded because he was led to believe Brown was a real California judge … but he is not.
According to TMZ.com, a creation of “The People’s Court” executive producer Harvey Levin, “it’s standard operating procedure in court shows to have litigants sign a binding arbitration agreement in which litigants on the show give up legal recourse once the gavel goes down.”