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First He Lost His Pants, Now His Job

Roy Pearson Jr. is unemployed and I am happy about it.   Keith L. Alexander, Washington Post [1]

Roy Pearson Jr. [1]Roy L. Pearson Jr., the administrative law judge who lost his $54 million lawsuit against a Northeast Washington dry cleaner, lost his job yesterday and was ordered to vacate his office, sources said.

Pearson, 57, who had served as a judge for two years, was up for a 10-year term at the Office of Administrative Hearings, but a judicial committee last week voted against reappointing him.

You probably never heard of Pearson. but you likely heard of the lawsuit Pearson filed    He sued a DC dry cleaner, for fifty-fuur millions dollars over a lost pair of pants.    While Soo Chung, the dry cleaner, prevailed in court, she was still saddled with her legal fees.