Pant Lawsuit Judge Loses His Job

“Does not have the proper temperament.” Judge Pearson had been on a 2-year term as an administrative judge; for continued employment (a 10-year term) he had to be approved by the judicial committee.

A source familiar with the committee’s meetings said Pearson’s lawsuit played little role in the decision not to reappoint him.Instead, the committee said it had reviewed Pearson’s judicial decisions and audiotapes of proceedings over which he had presided and found he did not demonstrate “appropriate judgment and judicial temperament,” according a source who spoke on condition of anonymity because of the sensitive nature of the case.

Who could have guessed that this guy, who sued his drycleaner for $54 million, had problems in judgment?

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~ by Gabriel Malor on October 31, 2007.

One Response to “Pant Lawsuit Judge Loses His Job”

  1. […] Okay, okay. This happened two years ago; he was removed from the bench this morning. Still, those folks did end up in jail, however briefly, at the whim of a judge. A disciplinary panel was required to remind the judiciary once again that “judge” is related to “judgment.” […]

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