Coral Gables, Fla., attorney and anti-porn crusader Jack Thompson should be disbarred and not allowed to apply for readmission for at least 10 years, the Florida Bar recommended at a hearing Wednesday. Miami-Dade Circuit Court Judge Dava Tunis, the referee overseeing a Bar grievance case against Thompson, has already recommended that he be found guilty of 27 Bar rule violations. Tunis held a hearing Wednesday to help her determine what penalty she will recommend the Florida Supreme Court impose against Thompson.
“It’s a privilege to practice law in the state of Florida, it is not a right,” Bar counsel Sheila Tuma told Tunis. “If you look at case law in the state of Florida, enhanced disbarrment is appropriate.”
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