Comedy Central has greenlighted the new courtroom talk show series, The Root of All Evil.

Comedian Lewis Black stars as a judge presiding over cases pitting political figures, celebrities and pop culture concepts accused of being "the root of all evil." The Hollywood Reporter notes the recently filmed pilot included the cases of Paris Hilton vs. Dick Cheney and chick flicks vs. video games; guest comedians serve as attorneys for each side, with Black rendering a verdict - Greg Giraldo and Paul F. Tompkins were among the comedians featured in the pilot.

No airdates has been announced for The Root of All Evil.