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PostPosted: Tue Jul 03, 2007 4:19 pm    Post subject: Jack Thompson suspended by FL bar. Reply with quote

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On Sunday Thompson cc’d GP an e-mail of what appears to be a filing with the Florida Supreme Court, which has jurisdiction over Bar disciplinary matters. In it Thompson writes of an ongoing attempt to mediate the dispute:

Mediation failed today because there was no mediation whatsoever… [Florida Bar official] Ms. Tuma not only did not move off her [suspension] demand one iota, not one smidgeon, but she instead upped her demand by requiring that Thompson undergo a battery of psychological tests as part of the fabulous deal The Bar offered him…

Ms. Tuma [sic] last demand going into the mediation was a 91-day suspension, and she opened and ended with that and a shrink’s couch. This is bad faith…

This “mediation” was a charade… Finally, [Thompson] requests a status conference herein as soon as possible so that we can… shut this Star Chamber down. Thompson is not the one who needs a psych evaluation.


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 03, 2007 10:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

His legitimacy has become so questionable that he's basically hobbled beyond repair at this point.

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 06, 2008 10:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

http://blog.wired.com/games/2008/06/bar-requests-10.html

Thompson is actually disbarred for 10 years.

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 07, 2008 10:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Mazel tov!
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 25, 2008 3:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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John Bruce Thompson is permanently disbarred


Game Over!

http://kotaku.com/5054772/jack-thompson-disbarred

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 25, 2008 3:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 25, 2008 4:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Long overdue.
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 26, 2008 12:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Jack Thompson is so disbarred, he can't even file briefs in his underwear drawer.
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 26, 2008 2:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Jack Thompson is so disbarred, he has trouble reinforcing large concrete structures.
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 03, 2008 1:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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We were on vacation when it happened so I didn't get a chance to mention it but, Jack Thompson was disbarred on my birthday. Oh Jack, you didn't have to get me anything.

-Gabe out



I didn't even realize this, but it was thankfully posted on Penny Arcade. Awesome.
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 22, 2009 10:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Without comment, the U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear Jack Thompson's appeal of his lifetime disbarment.

The justices considered Thompson's argument as well as dozens of other cases during their private conference on Friday. The Court's rejection of Thompson's appeal can be found in today's list of orders. Mention of Thompson's case is limited to a single line under a long list of cases for which the Court declined to grant Certiorari.

The Supreme Court's decision almost certainly ends Thompson's fight to have his permanent disbarment overturned. As GamePolitics reported, the anti-game activist was disbarred for life by the Florida Supreme Court in September of 2008 for 27 counts of professional misconduct.


http://www.gamepolitics.com/2009/04/20/breaking-us-supreme-court-declines-hear-jack-thompson039s-appeal

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