I remembered this, um, case? situation? nonsense? only vaguely when I read this tidbit today:
Ex-Judge Who Sued Dry Cleaners Over Lost Pants Faces Ethics Charges
Nearly a decade after his “Satisfaction Guaranteed” suit flopped, Roy Pearson Jr. faces sanctions for his conduct.
The ex-judge had sued his cleaners for (hold on a minute while I warm up my fingers…) $54 million. For losing a pair of his pants.
Given the import of this big story, I did us all a favor by finding this ample (and hilarious) narrative about the, um, case? situation? nonsense? quite appropriately from Kevin Underhill on Lowering the Bar (there was also a story from Above the Law but this thing is more under the bar than above it):
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 on his quest for justice. As you may recall, t…