A Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel did not make clear Wednesday whether it was willing to resurrect former prosecutor George Lee’s defamation suit against San Francisco District Attorney Terence Hallinan and Deputy DA Libby Liu.

But one thing was certain: Senior Judge David Thompson was none too pleased with the salacious behavior of Lee and Liu after a night of drinking at the Inn Justice bar, across the street from the Hall of Justice.

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