the return of the $54 million pants

It's one crazy man's battle for his pants. The infamous Roy Pearson was back in court this week, trying to revive his ridiculous $54 million lawsuit against the Chungs, the owners of Custom Cleaners, over an allegedly lost pair of pants: Ex-Judge Back in Court Over His Truant Trousers.

This guy just won't quit. He continues to make a fool out of himself and the legal system, and torment this hard-working family that has had to deal with the nonsense for the last three years. Recycling the same legal arguments he's presented before, Pearson appeared before a packed courtroom of curious onlookers.

The entire case mainly hinges on Pearson's interpretation that a "Satisfaction Guaranteed" sign hanging inside the cleaners meant that he was entitled to the money. Pearson, you're not entitled to shit. And even if that were true, can anyone honestly justify $54 million for your Hickey Freeman brand trousers?

Christopher Manning, the attorney for the Chungs, again challenged the notion that Custom Cleaners ever even lost Pearson's pants, saying the store has offered him the pants time and again. But Pearson says the pants aren't his. Pearson is also a loser. More here: The Pants Watch Never Stops.

The appeals court, the District's highest, must consider all appeals of D.C. Superior Court decisions. The judges are expected to return a decision in two to four months. Depending on the outcome, either side could ask the entire nine-judge appellate court to review the case. And then, the parties could ask the U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in. Good Lord, let's hope it doesn't go that far.

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