Posts by William A. Jacobson  (Page 3)
 

Nicholas Sandmann lawsuit against Washington Post DISMISSED

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Posted by    Friday, July 26, 2019 at 9:00pm 7/26/2019 at 9:00pm
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When Nicholas Sandmann filed suit against The Washington Post (and later CNN and NBC) for defamation, I expressed skepticism that the lawsuit would survive a motion to dismiss:

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The investigators need to be investigated

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Posted by    Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 9:30pm 7/25/2019 at 9:30pm
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My initial reaction to Robert Mueller’s congressional appearance was one of pity. He was a pathetic character on the stage, seemingly bewildered at times, mentally frail, and vulnerable as a witness.

What a way to end a career and to be remembered by friend and foe alike.

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Trump declares Victory after Mueller testimony: “This was a devastating day for the Democrats”

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at 7:30pm 7/24/2019 at 7:30pm
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After Mueller’s testimony today, Trump was ebullient.

He took a victory lap in an almost 20 minute press interaction, and on Twitter.

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Oberlin College ordered to post $36 million bond to delay Gibson’s Bakery collection of Judgment

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at 4:07pm 7/24/2019 at 4:07pm

The compensatory and punitive damages of $25 million (after reduction for tort reform caps), plus the over $6.5 million in attorney’s fees and costs, put Oberlin College almost $32 million in debt to Gibson’s Bakery and its owners.

Absent some judicial action, the next step would have been for the Gibsons to...

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Mueller: Investigation was “not at any time curtailed, stopped, or hindered”

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at 9:44am 7/24/2019 at 9:44am
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Amy Walter from the Cook Political Reported tweeted a comment on Robert Mueller’s testimony that pretty much sums up how damaging it has been to Democrats;

We are only 30 mins into this thing but I don’t think that this is going the way Democrats were hoping it would.

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Elizabeth Warren’s erroneous claim to have tried to help women with breast implant claims when she represented Dow Chemical

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at 10:30pm 7/23/2019 at 10:30pm
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I appeared on Tucker Carlson Tonight to talk about Elizabeth Warren’s representation of Dow Chemical in breast implant litigation, and how she has not been forthright about her role. She portrays herself as having fought for the women, when the reality was quite different.

The Washington Post recently published an investigation that...

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Liberal nightmare: Takeover of federal judiciary by “larval Scalias is devastatingly close to completion”

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Posted by    Monday, July 22, 2019 at 9:00pm 7/22/2019 at 9:00pm

Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell’s long march towards remaking the federal judiciary is moving along.

Just this week, the Third Circuit “flipped” to majority Republican-appointees, the Second Circuit is on the brink of flipping, and several other evenly split Circuits are likely to go Republican.

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WaPo confirms: As lawyer, Elizabeth Warren worked to limit Dow Chemical’s liability to breast implant victims

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Posted by    Sunday, July 21, 2019 at 9:30pm 7/21/2019 at 9:30pm
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Timing is everything in politics, and Elizabeth Warren received a huge break when a devastating Washington Post investigation of Warren’s legal practice when she was a law professor was published on Monday, July 15, 2019. That was the day after Trump’s tweets telling four congresswomen “go back and help fix the...

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America was Great: 50 years ago, men walked on the moon for the first time

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Posted by    Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 2:00pm 7/20/2019 at 2:00pm
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It still sends chills up my spine.

At 21:56:15 p.m. Eastern Standard on this date 50 years ago, men walked on the moon for the first time.

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NH Voter to Elizabeth Warren: “I have concerns about your honesty” due to Native American claim

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Posted by    Friday, July 19, 2019 at 9:22pm 7/19/2019 at 9:22pm
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Elizabeth Warren’s Native American problem just won’t go away.

On the surface, Warren has put it behind her, having found a new campaign theme: “I have a plan for that.”

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Gibson’s Bakery: “there is serious concern about [Oberlin College’s] ability to pay this sizeable judgment three years from now”

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Posted by    Friday, July 19, 2019 at 7:00pm 7/19/2019 at 7:00pm
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The $25 million damages judgment plus the over $6.5 million attorney’s fees and expenses award, puts Oberlin College almost $32 million in debt to Gibson’s Bakery and its owners.

Post-judgment interest in Ohio is 5%, which if my math is correct, on $32 million equals $1.6 million a year just in interest,...

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feeding frenzy. Feeding Frenzy. FEEDING FRENZY!

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Posted by    Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 9:30pm 7/18/2019 at 9:30pm
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We have seen this movie before.

When the media goes on a feeding frenzy against a Republican, there’s nothing like it.

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Trump v. The Squad – Who’s Winning? (Reader Poll)

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 8:30pm 7/17/2019 at 8:30pm
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I was in D.C. speaking at the DOJ Summit on Combatting Anti-Semitism when the latest outrage news cycle took place … in D.C.

But I hardly knew it, I had other things on my mind.

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Gibson’s Bakery awarded over $6.5 million in attorney’s fees and expenses against Oberlin College

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 3:28pm 7/17/2019 at 3:28pm

The Court has just ruled on the request by Gibson’s Bakery for attorney’s fees and costs against Oberlin College on top of the $25 million judgment.

For background on the attorney’s fees issue, see these posts:

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“Intersectionality” has become “a toxic mixture of racial and identity politics where anti-Zionism is the unifying feature”

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 8:35pm 7/16/2019 at 8:35pm
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On July 15, 2019, I spoke at the Department of Justice Summit on Combatting Anti-Semitism, on a panel regarding Anti-Semitism on Campus. My presentation was on “Intersectionality.”

Attorney General William Barr, in his opening statement to the Summit, specifically noted the importance of intersectional anti-Semitism:

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Gibson’s Bakery says Oberlin College’s scorched earth defense justifies large legal fee award

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Posted by    Monday, July 15, 2019 at 9:25pm 7/15/2019 at 9:25pm

The post-verdict fight over legal fees continues in the Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College case.

The jury decided that Gibson’s would get attorney’s fees, but it is up to Judge John Miraldi to determine the amount.

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Teenage Palestinian murderers of Tuvia Yanai Weisman get long prison sentences

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Posted by    Sunday, July 14, 2019 at 12:00pm 7/14/2019 at 12:00pm
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On February 18, 2016, Tuvia Yanai Weissman, 21, was stabbed to death in a supermarket while he was shopping with his wife and baby daughter.

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