Dad Can’t Sue Mediator/Judge in International Custody Case

A Tennessee father locked in an international custody battle with his ex-wife in Japan cannot sue a mediator-turned-state judge who presided over the dispute, the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled today. The court ruled that Dr. Christopher Savoie's lawsuit didn't state a valid claim against 21st District Judge James G. Martin III and the law firm of Stites & Harbison. News Channel 5 reports.