Posts by William A. Jacobson  (Page 2)
 

Legal Insurrection ‘Summer of Love’ Fundraiser

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Posted by    Monday, June 29, 2020 at 9:15am 6/29/2020 at 9:15am

We are at a potential inflection point for the nation. As discussed during our Ongoing Cultural Purge live event, these are revolutionary times, a confluence of factors being expoited to tear down history and civil society. Or, as the Mayor of Seattle would call it, the Summer of Love. If you...

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VIDEO: Smashing Statues Is The Distraction, Something Else Is Going On

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Posted by    Saturday, June 27, 2020 at 9:00pm 6/27/2020 at 9:00pm
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The War on Statues is not new.

In 2017, RebelPundit filmmakers Jeremy Segal and Andrew Marcus followed Chicago community organizer, Paul McKinley, on a tour of the south side neighborhood, Washington Park, where they find local residents opposed to a pastor’s calls to remove George Washington’s name and statue from...

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VIDEO: The Ferguson “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” Lie

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Posted by    Friday, June 26, 2020 at 9:00pm 6/26/2020 at 9:00pm
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One of the two posts of mine that sent some alumni, faculty, and students at Cornell Law School into a rage regarded the “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” slogan which has become synonymous with the Black Lives Matter Movement.

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The Ongoing Cultural Purge — Livestream, Sunday, June 28, 8 p.m. Eastern

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Posted by    Thursday, June 25, 2020 at 8:45pm 6/25/2020 at 8:45pm

On Sunday, June 28, at 8 p.m. Eastern, we will be holding our fourth online virtual event: The Ongoing Cultural Purge.

I will speak for “a while” about many of the things we have been witnessing: the tearing down of civil society, the mindless trashing of history, the repulsive rhetoric and conduct,...

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“Connotation” phase of the cultural purge: Rhode Island loses its “Providence Plantations”

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 9:00pm 6/24/2020 at 9:00pm
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Appeals Court Orders Judge Emmet Sullivan to Dismiss Michael Flynn Criminal Prosecution

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 10:53am 6/24/2020 at 10:53am
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The Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has ordered Judge Emmet Sullivan to grand the government’s motion to dismiss the criminal charges against Michael Flynn.

The appeals court ruled after Sullivan appointed an “amicus” counsel to argue against the motion.

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“The spines of thousands are being strengthened by hearing of your fight” – A Supporter’s Message

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Posted by    Saturday, June 20, 2020 at 10:00am 6/20/2020 at 10:00am
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There was a natural inclination, when colleagues and others at Cornell Law School twisted and distorted my words to try to isolate me and damage my reputation, to think it was about me.

Alinsky Rule 13. “Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it.” Cut off the support network and...

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“How long it goes on, I don’t know. I’m certainly not going to quit.” (Ben Shapiro Radio Show)

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Posted by    Thursday, June 18, 2020 at 9:00pm 6/18/2020 at 9:00pm

I appeared earlier today on the Ben Shapiro Radio Show to talk about the panic sweeping the country as it is playing out at Cornell Law School. The audio is below.

You can see my prior posts for background:

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Anti-intellectualism at Cornell Law School: Student groups organize boycott of my course

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at 3:30pm 6/17/2020 at 3:30pm
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I have been chronicling the saga of efforts to get me fired and denounced at Cornell Law School because of blog posts I wrote critical of the Black Lives Matter Movement as it originated, developed, and plays out now:

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Thank you for your support in this time of cultural purge

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Posted by    Monday, June 15, 2020 at 9:00pm 6/15/2020 at 9:00pm

So there I was, minding my own business, enjoying my newborn second grandaughter (did I mention that?), when shit rolled downhill at me in the form of fury from some Cornell Law School faculty, alumni, and students, because I told some hard truths and expressed some tough opinions about the start...

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Oberlin College Black Student Union Issues 21 Demands, From Institutional Change to Extra Meals and Parking Spots

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Posted by    Monday, June 15, 2020 at 9:30am 6/15/2020 at 9:30am
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In 2015, we were the first to report on a 14-page Demand List issued by ABUSUA, Oberlin College’s Black Students Union, including faculty hiring mandates and tenure promotions for black faculty, as well as a demand to “deconstruct imperialism, white supremacy, capitalism, ableism, and a cissexist heteropatriarchy” and to divest...

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Media Groups and Law Profs rally to Oberlin College’s defense in Gibson’s Bakery Appeal

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Posted by    Sunday, June 14, 2020 at 8:00pm 6/14/2020 at 8:00pm

We previously covered how the NAACP had filed a motion for permission to file an Amicus Brief in favor of Oberlin College and Dean of Students Meredith Raimondo in the Gibson’s Bakery appeal.

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Jonathan Turley rips Cornell Law faculty letter against me: “It is the antipathy of the intellectual foundations for higher education”

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Posted by    Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 9:00am 6/13/2020 at 9:00am
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As you know, there is an effort to get me fired from Cornell Law School because of my criticisms of the Black Lives Matters Movement, and failing firing, get me officially denounced by the law school.

It does not appear they will get me fired, but they did succeed in getting an...

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Cornell campus climate “so far beyond political correctness”

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Posted by    Friday, June 12, 2020 at 9:15am 6/12/2020 at 9:15am
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I appeared last night on the Laura Ingraham show to talk about my post, There’s an effort to get me fired at Cornell for criticizing the Black Lives Matter Movement.

Much of the conversation turned on a Statement issued late yesterday afternoon by Cornell Law School Dean Eduardo M. Peñalver defending my academic...

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There’s an effort to get me fired at Cornell for criticizing the Black Lives Matter Movement

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Posted by    Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 8:45am 6/11/2020 at 8:45am

There is an effort underway to get me fired at Cornell Law School, where I’ve worked since November 2007, or if not fired, at least denounced publicly by the school.

Ever since I started Legal Insurrection in October 2008, it’s been an awkward relationship given the overwhelmingly liberal faculty and atmosphere. Living...

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#BlackLivesMatter protesters in ‘Seattle Autonomous Zone’ issue list of Demands

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at 9:00pm 6/10/2020 at 9:00pm
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As Todd Herman covered here this morning, Antifa and other groups have taken over a several-square block area of Seattle and declared it an autonomous zone, It’s Going Down: Seattle Surrenders a Police Station and Four City Blocks to Antifa.

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Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College – Bakery Files Cross-Appeal Brief to Restore Full $33 Million Punitive Damages

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Posted by    Monday, June 8, 2020 at 9:20pm 6/8/2020 at 9:20pm

Last Friday, Oberlin College and Dean of Students Meredith Raimondo filed their Appeal Brief, seeking to overturn the trial verdict. The NAACP also filed a ridiculous Amicus Brief supporting the college. According to the docket, at least one more Amicus Brief will be filed for a coalition of ‘anti-censorship’ groups.

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