Here come the karma police! Infamous anti-videogame attorney Jack Thompson, who was once ordered to get a mental check, has been recommended guilty for 27 of 31 misconduct charges, by Florida judge Dava Tunis.
Among the charges against Thompson are dishonest or fraudulent practices, knowingly making false statements in court and making statements intended only to "embarrass or burden" other parties.
Thompson's campaign against Rockstar Games and GTA is well known, and most recently he called the fourth game, "the gravest assault upon children in this country since polio." He even sent a letter to Take-Two boss Strauss Zelnick's MOM.
Tunis has recommended that the 27 charges be upheld by the Florida Supreme Court, who now holds Thompson's career in its hands. Here's what the judge had to say:
"After considering the arguments presented by the Florida Bar and the Respondent (Thompson), observing the Respondent's demeanor during the nine-day trial proceedings, and carefully reviewing the record consisting of four volumes of exhibits totaling 1700 pages and approximately 2400 pages of transcribed testimony, the Court finds that the facts, circumstances and evidence presented regarding the Respondent's conduct, supports a finding of guilt as to certain Florida Bar rules..."
May 21, 2008
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