Jack Thompson Withdraws from GTA Case
7:59 AM | Blake Buck | 9 comments
IGN recently posted an article about Jack Thompson, the infamously vocal lawyer involved with the Devin Moore / Grand Theft Auto case. In the latest hijinks, Thompson was forced to withraw from the Grand Theft Auto case after "attacking and threatening" the defense attorneys. From the IGN article:
When Judge Moore asked Thompson to explain some of the statements made in the press releases, Thompson replied, "I'm not pretending I'm not a nice guy. I'm not pretending I don't have a temper."What will that wiley Jack Thompson do next? Stay tuned to IMG for more...
The exchange between Judge Moore and Thompson continued when the judge asked the attorney why he was engaging in such public behavior against the defendents' law firm. In Thompson replied that after the criminal trial, Judge Moore indicated that he could "have at it." The judge retorted that "your [meaning Thompson's] 'have at it' and my 'have at it' are not the same." It should be noted that Judge Moore had imposed a "gag order" on both sides in the case since the conclusion of the criminal trial last August.
At the conclusion of last Thursday's proceedings, Judge Thompson stated that he would take Blank Rome's motion to revoke Thompson's license under advisement and is also considering a motion to have the entire suit dismissed via summary judgment because it violates the First Amendment to the United States Constitution. Judge Moore scheduled no further court dates for the case at the conclusion of last Thursday's proceedings.
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IGN Article - Jack Thompson Withdraws
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