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The onetime vice presidential candidate has been tapped to preside over a new reality court show that would premiere next year. She signed a deal in February with Montana-based production company Warm Springs, a source close to the process tells PEOPLE.

“It’s a production deal,” the source explains. “What happens next is she’ll meet with stations, make a pilot and sell it.”

Unlike the [Judge Judy and Judge Joe Brown], Palin does not have a juris doctor degree. But the source notes that the bestselling author has a variety of other qualities that make her perfectly suited to the job.

Makes sense.

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