D.C. Superior Court was a bust. So was the D.C. Court of Appeals. A related suit in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia didn’t work out, either. Maybe a federal appeals court will see things differently.

Roy Pearson Jr., the former administrative law judge in Washington, D.C., who gained notoriety for his unsuccessful $54 million suit against a dry cleaners that misplaced a pair of pants, has turned to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.