A three-judge panel of the D.C. Court of Appeals on Thursday imposed a 90-day suspension from the practice of law on a former District of Columbia administrative law judge who unsuccessfully sued a dry cleaner 15 years ago for more than $67 million for allegedly losing a pair of his pants.
Judges John Fisher, Catharine Easterly and John Steadman said in an unsigned opinion that they agreed with findings by the District of Columbia Board of Professional Responsibility that former Judge Roy Pearson Jr.’s ‘litigation tactics went beyond aggressiveness and crossed the boundary into abusiveness.’”
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