Pants Suit Pressed Today: Former administrative law judge Roy Pearson will be asking the D.C. Court of Appeals today to revive his widely-mocked $67 million lawsuit against a dry cleaner who lost Pearson's pants, as reported by News Channel8. The dry cleaner has since closed and Pearson lost his job after he lost his case below.
Leahy Subpoenas Mukasey: Senate Judiciary Committee chair Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) has subpoenaed Attorney General Michael Mukasey in the escalating war over access to documents relating to the Bush Administration's anti-terrorism legal policies, according to this blog post below from last night.
Colorado Judge Resigns: U.S. District Court Judge Edward Nottingham, chief judge of the Colorado district, resigned Tuesday amid allegations of involvement with prostitutes, one of whom has said the judge asked her to lie about their relationship. The judg said he is "deeply remorseful" for his conduct, as reported here by the Rocky Mountain News.
Letter From London: In this American Lawyer dispatch via law.com, Paul Lippe of Legal OnRamp offers observations about how the London legal community, home to four of the world's six largest law firms, is coping with the legal market downturn.
Justice O'Connor in Mexico: Speaking at a forum in Mexico City, retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor said Tuesday that some of the precedents she helped construct during her tenure from 1981 to 2006 have been "harmed around the edges" since she left, according to this story in USA TODAY. She also said she has stopped losing sleep over Bush v. Gore.