Titanic Legal Battles

Legal Battle Rages Over Future of Hemingway’s Mutant Cats

Reuters News reported this week that the federal government and the local authorities in charge of the Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum in Key West, Florida, are battling over the future status of dozens of cats that roam the grounds…


Live-Blogging From the Pants Trial

Not me, unfortunately, but at least someone is doing it.  Emil Steiner of the Washington Post is live at the trial of Pearson v. Custom Cleaners, which did in fact go to trial this morning and may or may not…


Trial of Judge’s Lost-Pants Claim Set to Begin

According to the website of the firm representing Custom Cleaners, the trial of Judge Roy Pearson’s $54-million-dollar lost-pants claims is set to begin today or tomorrow in District of Columbia Superior Court.  Apparently Judge Judith Bartnoff is presiding over another…


Judge Drops Pants; Suit Still On

New developments this week in the lawsuit by D.C. administrative law judge Roy Pearson against his local dry cleaners, alleging a diabolical pants-related scheme.  As you may recall, Pearson sued under the D.C. consumer-protection statute after the cleaners allegedly lost…




Lawyer Victorious After Two-Year Legal Battle Over $3.76

Adam Goodmann’s shoplifting conviction was reversed by New Jersey’s Appellate Division on February 2, bringing to an end a two-year legal battle that began with a dispute over a $3.76 charge for film developing. Goodmann was charged with shoplifting in…