Grace to be replaced on TV by OJ Simpson judge

The judge who sentenced OJ Simpson's jail plans to take to Nancy Grace on the syndicated TV show "swift justice".

Clark County District Court Judge Jackie Glass, who sentenced the former football star to nine to 33 years in prison for armed robbery and kidnapping in 2008, presented her resignation of the governor of Nevada on Tuesday, her clerk, Alan Roberto told Associated Press.

Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval received a letter, his spokeswoman Mary-Sarah Kinner said.

Grace said in a news release from CBS Television Distribution, it leaves after the first season of the show, because it is moving production to Los Angeles from Atlanta.

"Leaving such a successful show was a difficult decision," said Grace. "I'll miss the California sun, but I'll be back soon."

Grace will continue to accept its validity thematic Cable Show "Nancy Grace" on the headline news CNN.

Promoted with the slogan "No gown, no hammer, no prisoners, ''Swift Justice" Popular Grays clarify a variety of disputes submitted by viewers and fans.

Glass said in a statement that it is an honor to accept the new position. Her last day in court in Las Vegas on June 10.

Glass, former anchor and crime reporter with experience in television and radio, known for harsh sentences, and a strong personality in the courtroom. She was a district court judge since 2003.

Simpson was its most notorious defendant in the closely watched trial, which showed some back and forth exchanges between the glass and the other in the courtroom. Some of the comments Glass "was so animated, it was a parody on" Saturday Night Live "and" Tonight Show "host Jay Leno jokes about in court.

"As you can see, I'm not boring and stuffy," she told the jury in the case of Simpson. "I'm probably more animated than you'd expect from a judge. This does not mean I do not take it seriously."

During one part of the court, Glass became heated when the lead investigator in the case blurted out a claim of possible misconduct of one of Simpson.

"I'm surprised that you have not seen my head spin and fire come out of my mouth at this point in this process," said the glass from the bench.

Simpson appealed his conviction and lost, but the Nevada Supreme Court ruled glass error when it denied the motion of individual trial from co-defendant Clarence "CJ" Stewart.

Simpson's lawyers argued 34 cases of judicial misconduct, a cold beer during the trial. The Supreme Court rejected all of them.

Glass chairs the state's mental health court program in Clark County, which includes Las Vegas. Mental health court system - which provides a voluntary alternative to incarceration for offenders with mental illness - one of the first of its kind in the U.S.

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