We've all seen the tough television judge known professionally as Judge Judy. The no-nonsense Judge Judith Sheindlin, takes no crap from anybody. And if you're brave enough to face her, you better be ready to take what's coming to ya. But now the gavel is in another hand, as Judge Judy is being sued.

The lawsuit alleges that she bought fine China at bargain basement prices, but the goods weren't legally available for purchase...just yet.

ABC News explains: