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Pants Judge Roy Pearson Is Back in Court

Now with ample time on his hands, having not been reappointed to another term as a D.C. administrative-law judge, Roy L. Pearson, Jr., continues his quest for justice. As you may recall, that quest began years ago when, according to…


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Pearson Returns; Seeks En Banc Hearing in Pants Case

Today brings the expected but still welcome news that former administrative judge Roy Pearson is still pursuing his case against the dry cleaners who allegedly lost his pants (shown, left, at a post-trial fundraiser in their honor).  This is despite the fact…


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Court: Pearson’s Claim “Not Supported by Law or Reason”

I've now had a chance to skim the D.C. Court of Appeals' opinion in Pearson v. Chung (PDF copy at the link below).  It is surprisingly light on mockery or outrage about Pearson's pointless legal quest, although it is, unsurprisingly,…


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Judge Pearson Appeals in Lost-Pants Case

The Legal Times reported today that Judge Roy Pearson, who lost a bench trial in June in his $54 million lost-pants lawsuit against Custom Cleaners, has appealed. Pearson, who shed actual tears during the trial and yet seems to have…


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Judge Pearson Ignores Standing Eight-Count, Staggers Back Into Ring

Apparently unable to live without being mocked daily, and desperate to not be reappointed as a D.C. administrative law judge, Roy Pearson has now asked Judge Judith Bartnoff to reconsider her dismissal of his $54-million-pants lawsuit.  In his motion for…



Pants in the News

Just a grab-bag of pants-related legal-humor items. That’s all.



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A Farewell to Pants

In the least surprising development of the week, the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has affirmed the order dismissing the case of Pants Judge v. District of Columbia, meaning that Roy L. Pearson, Jr., has lost again. This…


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Judge Who Lost Pants Forced to Rely on Briefs

Whenever Roy Pearson, Jr. is in the news, it's like seeing an old friend.  At least, if you have an old friend who you have frequently ridiculed in front of thousands of people, it would be like that. When we…