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USD Law Alumna Judge Jackie Glass '84 to Replace Nancy Grace on Swift Justice
San Diego (June 7, 2011) – University of San Diego (USD) School of Law alumna Hon. Jackie Glass '84, the Clark County (Nev.) District Court judge who sentenced O.J. Simpson to prison, plans to take over for Nancy Grace on the syndicated television show Swift Justice. In 2008, Glass sentenced the former football star to nine to 33 years in prison for kidnapping and armed robbery.
Grace is leaving the show after one season because production of the program is relocating to Los Angeles from Atlanta.
Judge Glass says in a statement that she's honored to take the new post. Her last day in court in Las Vegas is June 10.
Glass is known for her sentencing and strong personality in the courtroom.
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