Administrative Law Judge Roy Pearson Jr. became the poster boy for frivolous lawsuits with his $54 million lawsuit against a dry cleaner over a lost pair of pants. But questions about his temperament as a judge had surfaced long before the media firestorm. Since his initial two-year term expired in May, Pearson has been sidelined from the bench. A commission that reappoints administrative law judges is expected to vote today on the first step toward denying Pearson's appointment to a full 10-year term.
Judge Who Sued Over Lost Pants May Now Lose Reappointment
August 6, 2007