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Jack Thompson at his best

CrispySiliconCrispySilicon Registered User new member
edited September 2007 in Social Entropy++
http://gamepolitics.com/2007/09/26/judge-spanks-jack-thompson-for-sending-gay-porn-with-court-filing/
Judge Spanks Jack Thompson for Including Gay Porn with Court Filing
That gurgling sound you hear could be Jack Thompson’s legal career swirling down the ‘loo.

The frequent video game critic, already facing professional misconduct charges from the Florida Bar which could see him stripped of his license to practice law, has outraged a U.S. District Court judge by including images of men having sex in a document filed with the court last week.

It’s difficult to fathom what Thompson was thinking, but here’s how it all, um, went down:

As GamePolitics has previously reported, Thompson has a pair of lawsuits underway against the Florida Bar in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida. One of the cases, presided over by Judge Adalberto Jordan, has been the recipient of a flurry of motions by Thompson in recent weeks.

In a document filed with the court on September 19th, Thompson criticized the Bar for allegedly collaborating with Norm Kent, a criminal defense attorney from Fort Lauderdale. Thompson and Kent have a contentious legal history dating back nearly two decades. From Thompson’s motion:

The Bar’s demonstrable mindset is that the “enemy of my enemy is my friend,” as indicated by The Bar’s enthusiastic, recidivist collaboration with Mr. Kent, over a twenty year period, at Thompson’s expense. Lunacy proceedings have been sought and secured, Bar complaints have recently been maintained for nearly three years.

Kent, who publishes the National Gay News website, was criticized by Thompson in last week’s court filing for “distribution of hardcore porn to anyone of any age.” Not content to make that alleged point in writing, Thompson attached several gay porn pictures to his motion with Judge Jordan. The pictures apparently do not come directly from the National Gay News site, but rather are contained on sites linked from NGN’s adult links section.

In any case, His Honor was not amused.

In an order issued on Monday, Judge Jordan directed Thompson to show cause as to why he should not face sanctions, including possible contempt charges. Judge Jordan wrote:

The attached exhibit, which includes several graphic images of oral and genital sex between adult males, was filed electronically in the docket in this case, without prior permission from the court…

To the extent that the other attorney’s alleged conduct is in any way relevant… there was no need for Mr. Thompson to file these graphic images in the public record. A simple reference to the website and its alleged links would have sufficed…

Through his actions, Mr. Thompson made available for unlimited public viewing, on the court’s docketing system, these graphic images.

For this reason, by October 5, 2007, Mr. Thompson shall show cause why this incident should not be referred to the court’s Ad Hoc Committee on Attorney Admissions, Peer Review, and Attorney Grievance for appropriate action.

In the wake of Judge Jordan’s order, Thompson has filed (at last count) four responses. In the first, he proclaims that he is ready to go to jail over the issue:

Thompson may have more to say in his own defense as to his alleged contemptuous behavior, but at this juncture, with all respect, he does not apologize for nor regret what he has done… if this court desires to throw Thompson into jail for trying to sound the alarm in this dramatic fashion… then Thompson is prepared to go there.

In another response Thompson likens his actions to those of a rather more famous American:

To hold Thompson in contempt for alerting the federal court system to the criminal activity… is akin to arresting Paul Revere, in 1775, for “disturbing the peace” with his midnight ride…

GP has been unable to reach attorney Norm Kent for comment so far. Via e-mail, Thompson told GamePolitics:

I’m not the one in trouble. The judge found a certain lawyer’s material obscene. I absolutely love it. This is the best thing to happen to me in a long, long time. Check my [case] filings, sweetie.

We have, and this isn’t the first time Thompson has been warned by a court not to include suggestive photos in those case filings. An April 12th entry in the Florida Supreme Court docket covering the Florida Bar’s case against Thompson includes this notation:

…the Court notes that [Thompson] has attached inappropriate and pornographic materials to his petitions that are irrelevant to his arguments. Respondent is warned that should he continue to submit such inappropriate filings, the Court will consider imposing sanctions which may include, but are not limited to, a limitation on Respondent’s ability to submit further filings without the signature of an attorney other than himself.

GP: As we said earlier, it’s really hard to imagine what Thompson thought he might have been accomplishing by including the offending images.

What he has apparently succeeded in doing, however, is seriously upsetting the judge who must decide the merits of Thompson’s attempt to block the Florida Bar from taking action against his license to practice law.

Someone else who showed me this described it best...

"LOL, it's the legal equivalent of a disguised goatse.cx link.

Judge: "OK, motion, normal document, more paperwork, WTF!?!?!?!?" "

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  • PotUPotU __BANNED USERS regular
    edited September 2007
    Bla bla blaaaaaaa

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  • KnobKnob TURN THE BEAT BACK InternetModerator mod
    edited September 2007
    oh good more jack thompson

    that's what we all want to hear about

    fark digg fark lol

    Knob on
  • Wise_aWise_a Registered User regular
    edited September 2007
    well since knob did it already

    consider my post a big fat steamy cleveland steamer

    Wise_a on
  • HunterHunter Chemist with a heart of Au Registered User regular
    edited September 2007
    Next we'll find out Jack Chick slipped in Two Girls One Cup into his latest tract.

    Hunter on
  • Bizzaro StormyBizzaro Stormy I am Bizzaro Stormy. I am Bizzaro Stormy.Registered User regular
    edited September 2007
    I am Bizzaro Stormy.

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  • potatoepotatoe Registered User regular
    edited September 2007
    i am potatoe

    potatoe on
  • Grandaddy DeliciousGrandaddy Delicious Registered User regular
    edited September 2007
    I am Bizzaro Stormy.

    I know I should probably get tired of this, but i just

    don't

    Grandaddy Delicious on
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  • Wise_aWise_a Registered User regular
    edited September 2007
    I am Bizzaro Stormy.

    Hey, look who it is!

    Me either Granddaddy, me either.

    Wise_a on
  • KnobKnob TURN THE BEAT BACK InternetModerator mod
    edited September 2007
    HEY GUYS JACK THOMPSON IS CRAZY AND HATES VIDEOGAMES PASS IT ON

    Knob on
  • Grandaddy DeliciousGrandaddy Delicious Registered User regular
    edited September 2007
    Bizzaro stormy is my favorite internet personality, aside from Dr. Doom.

    "Will you never be sated, Ham Planet?" WITH CONTEXT is my all time favorite internet barb.

    Grandaddy Delicious on
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  • Wise_aWise_a Registered User regular
    edited September 2007
    Knob wrote: »
    HEY GUYS JACK THOMPSON IS CRAZY AND HATES VIDEOGAMES PASS IT ON

    OMG DID YOU READ THAT POST FROM TYCHO THE OTHER DAY?!@ ME TOO LULZ

    Wise_a on
  • JordynJordyn Really, Commander? Probing Uranus. Registered User regular
    edited September 2007
    This is dumb.

    Augh.

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  • KnobKnob TURN THE BEAT BACK InternetModerator mod
    edited September 2007
    Wise_a wrote: »
    Knob wrote: »
    HEY GUYS JACK THOMPSON IS CRAZY AND HATES VIDEOGAMES PASS IT ON

    OMG DID YOU READ THAT POST FROM TYCHO THE OTHER DAY?!@ ME TOO LULZ

    I HEARD IT ON THE INTERNET SO I AM GOING TO TO TELL THE INTERNET ABOUT IT

    Knob on
  • LarlarLarlar consecutive normal brunches Moderator, ClubPA mod
    edited September 2007
    Knob wrote: »
    HEY GUYS JACK THOMPSON IS CRAZY AND HATES VIDEOGAMES PASS IT ON purple monkey dishwasher

    Larlar on
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  • GABBO GABBO GABBOGABBO GABBO GABBO Registered User regular
    edited September 2007
    I would say that the one time it's always appropriate to shit on a thread, is when it's yet another Jack Thompson thread.

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  • Grandaddy DeliciousGrandaddy Delicious Registered User regular
    edited September 2007
    Knob wrote: »
    Wise_a wrote: »
    Knob wrote: »
    HEY GUYS JACK THOMPSON IS CRAZY AND HATES VIDEOGAMES PASS IT ON

    OMG DID YOU READ THAT POST FROM TYCHO THE OTHER DAY?!@ ME TOO LULZ

    I HEARD IT ON THE INTERNET SO I AM GOING TO TO TELL THE INTERNET ABOUT IT

    Knob, I'm bored, let's start a people's revolution to overthrow the bourgeoisie and crumble the capitalist economy.

    Grandaddy Delicious on
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  • PotUPotU __BANNED USERS regular
    edited September 2007
    Knob wrote: »
    Wise_a wrote: »
    Knob wrote: »
    HEY GUYS JACK THOMPSON IS CRAZY AND HATES VIDEOGAMES PASS IT ON

    OMG DID YOU READ THAT POST FROM TYCHO THE OTHER DAY?!@ ME TOO LULZ

    I HEARD IT ON THE INTERNET SO I AM GOING TO TO TELL THE INTERNET ABOUT IT

    MIX IT WITH SOME MEMES, HILARITY IS GUARANTEED!

    PotU on
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  • MKRMKR Registered User regular
    edited September 2007
    Is there a regular stormy (at PA)?

    MKR on
  • Wise_aWise_a Registered User regular
    edited September 2007
    Knob wrote: »
    Wise_a wrote: »
    Knob wrote: »
    HEY GUYS JACK THOMPSON IS CRAZY AND HATES VIDEOGAMES PASS IT ON

    OMG DID YOU READ THAT POST FROM TYCHO THE OTHER DAY?!@ ME TOO LULZ

    I HEARD IT ON THE INTERNET SO I AM GOING TO TO TELL THE INTERNET ABOUT IT

    damn, you win

    I can't think of that many more ways to insult this guy

    Wise_a on
  • Der Waffle MousDer Waffle Mous Blame this on the misfortune of your birth. New Yark, New Yark.Registered User regular
    edited September 2007
    I would say that the one time it's always appropriate to shit on a thread, is when it's yet another Jack Thompson thread.
    I dunno, I'd have thought the "gay porn" part would've saved it from the shit-heap for a few minutes at least.

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  • Kuribo's ShoeKuribo's Shoe Kuribo's Stocking North PoleRegistered User regular
    edited September 2007
    Larlar wrote: »
    Knob wrote: »
    HEY GUYS JACK THOMPSON IS CRAZY AND HATES VIDEOGAMES PASS IT ON purple monkey dishwasher

    Well, we'll show him. Especially for that purple monkey dishwasher remark.

    Kuribo's Shoe on
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  • Grandaddy DeliciousGrandaddy Delicious Registered User regular
    edited September 2007
    MKR wrote: »
    Is there a regular stormy (at PA)?

    Yes

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  • Wise_aWise_a Registered User regular
    edited September 2007
    Crispy Silicon
    what does that even mean

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  • ButtersButters A glass of some milks Registered User regular
    edited September 2007
    Butters on
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  • Wise_aWise_a Registered User regular
    edited September 2007
    hack jhompson

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  • HunterHunter Chemist with a heart of Au Registered User regular
    edited September 2007
    Wise_a wrote: »
    Crispy Silicon
    what does that even mean

    Farting on a stripper's tits?

    Hunter on
  • lostwordslostwords Registered User regular
    edited September 2007
    Umm, butters, that might be nsfw, despite the no nipples. I mean, that is from Squirtwoman or something, isn't it?

    EDIT: Tory Lane and someone else. A cookie for whoever can name the other lady

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  • KnobKnob TURN THE BEAT BACK InternetModerator mod
    edited September 2007
    MKR wrote: »
    Is there a regular stormy (at PA)?

    ayup

    Knob on
  • ButtersButters A glass of some milks Registered User regular
    edited September 2007
    No idea. Just love the pic. You're probably right though.

    Butters on
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  • CrispySiliconCrispySilicon Registered User new member
    edited September 2007
    looking a bit far into who did it, the fact is the man just sent a justice of the peace a folder with gay porn in it, where none was call for... insert hillarity here -><- because I think you missed it 8-)

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  • The Otaku SuppositoryThe Otaku Suppository Bawstan New EnglandRegistered User regular
    edited September 2007
    This thread is going places.

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  • lostwordslostwords Registered User regular
    edited September 2007
    Butters wrote: »
    No idea. Just love the pic. You're probably right though.
    it made me laugh when I saw it though. Good show.

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  • tuggatugga Makin' movies Makin' songsRegistered User regular
    edited September 2007
    man Reign in Blood is fantastic

    but, its like only 28 minutes long

    tugga on
  • KnobKnob TURN THE BEAT BACK InternetModerator mod
    edited September 2007
    looking a bit far into who did it, the fact is the man just sent a justice of the peace a folder with gay porn in it, where none was call for... insert hillarity here -><- because I think you missed it 8-)

    i assure you that we did not

    Knob on
  • Wise_aWise_a Registered User regular
    edited September 2007
    straight to the asteroid belt

    then past it

    to omicron persei 8

    Wise_a on
  • HunterHunter Chemist with a heart of Au Registered User regular
    edited September 2007
    lostwords wrote: »
    Umm, butters, that might be nsfw, despite the no nipples. I mean, that is from Squirtwoman or something, isn't it?

    EDIT: Tory Lane and someone else. A cookie for whoever can name the other lady

    The look on the women's face who has her mouth being held open is priceless. Her eyes show fear, excitement, and disgust all in one fucked up moment.

    Hunter on
  • Wise_aWise_a Registered User regular
    edited September 2007
    lostwords wrote: »
    Butters wrote: »
    No idea. Just love the pic. You're probably right though.
    it made me laugh when I saw it though. Good show.

    yeah, its great. I've seen it pop up on here from time to time and I usually smile when I see it.

    but not because someone is forcing me to using both of their hands

    Wise_a on
  • Wise_aWise_a Registered User regular
    edited September 2007
    Hunter wrote: »
    lostwords wrote: »
    Umm, butters, that might be nsfw, despite the no nipples. I mean, that is from Squirtwoman or something, isn't it?

    EDIT: Tory Lane and someone else. A cookie for whoever can name the other lady

    The look on the women's face who has her mouth being held open is priceless. Her eyes show fear, excitement, and disgust all in one fucked up moment.

    Yeah, they stare into your soul. Those eyes tell you more about what that chick is thinking than even DEFENDER could tell you.

    I'm sorry.

    Wise_a on
  • HunterHunter Chemist with a heart of Au Registered User regular
    edited September 2007
    Wise_a wrote: »
    Hunter wrote: »
    lostwords wrote: »
    Umm, butters, that might be nsfw, despite the no nipples. I mean, that is from Squirtwoman or something, isn't it?

    EDIT: Tory Lane and someone else. A cookie for whoever can name the other lady

    The look on the women's face who has her mouth being held open is priceless. Her eyes show fear, excitement, and disgust all in one fucked up moment.

    Yeah, they stare into your soul. Those eyes tell you more about what that chick is thinking than even DEFENDER could tell you.

    I'm sorry.

    HA!

    I'd love to see one of those picture sequences that just focus in on her eyes. Getting ever so close to just one eye. All crazy and waiting for fluids.

    Hunter on
  • KnobKnob TURN THE BEAT BACK InternetModerator mod
    edited September 2007
    i mean, i send folders full of gay porn to public officials at least once a week

    you don't see me making a big hooey about it

    Knob on
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