Jack Thompson: Disbarred


Posted September 25, 2008 - By Stephen Johnson

The video game industry is going to have to find a new enemy: Game-hating attorney Jack Thompson has been disbarred. Effective in 30 days, Thompson will not be able to practice law in the state of Florida. In legalese:

The Court approves the corrected referee's report and John Bruce Thompson is permanently disbarred, effective thirty days from the date of this order so that respondent can close out his practice and protect the interests of existing clients.

Thompson has a chance at a retrial, if he can get an upstanding member of the bar to sponsor it. We'll see if that happens. We wonder whether disbarred lawyers can still get pundit spots on alarmist TV news show. We're guessing not, but we'll see...


Here's "Jack Thompson was Right," a feature Jack Thompson action film parody, from X-Play...

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Jack Thompson: Disbarred


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