About: Daniel McGraw

Freelance writer living in Lakewood, Ohio




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Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College: $5 million attorney’s fees may be a floor, not a ceiling

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 9:50pm 7/10/2019 at 9:50pm

In one of the last hearings in local court regarding the Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College case, Lorain County Common Pleas Judge John R. Miraldi heard evidence today on what the college owes in attorney’s fees.

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Punitive damage verdict against Oberlin College “was like a seismic wave moving quickly through the courtroom”

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Posted by    Friday, June 14, 2019 at 7:00am 6/14/2019 at 7:00am
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When the punitive damage jury verdict was read in court yesterday in Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College, it was like a seismic wave moving quickly through the courtroom.

It was that big, bigger than anyone had expected. The added punitive...

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Oberlin College to Jury: We’re cash poor and big punitive award to Gibson’s Bakery will hurt students

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 4:40pm 6/12/2019 at 4:40pm
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The witness testimony completed today in the punitive damages hearing, which follows the $11.2 million compensatory verdict last Friday in the lawsuit Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College. The jury could award up to double damages, meaning $22.4 million on top of the $11.2 million, bringing the potential total to $33.6 million,...

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$11 Million Verdict for Gibson’s Bakery stands: Judge denies Oberlin College motion for a mistrial

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at 9:00pm 6/11/2019 at 9:00pm
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With the compensatory damages verdict of $11.2 million having been rendered last Friday, the parties in Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College are now into the punitive damages phase.

But in a civil trial that has gone on much longer expected, the jury never saw the courtroom today as the judge had to...

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Oberlin College’s identity crisis led to its Gibson’s Bakery train wreck

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Posted by    Sunday, June 9, 2019 at 7:36pm 6/9/2019 at 7:36pm
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Sometimes it is the simplest explanations that explain best what some see as very complex.

As a journalist who has following the Gibson Bakery racial accusation case for more than two years now – and who was able to cover it from a courtroom seat for the last month or so for...

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Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College Closing Argument: “When a powerful institution says you are racist, you are doomed”

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 7:25pm 6/5/2019 at 7:25pm

Today were closing arguments by the lawyers in Gibson Bros. v. Oberlin College, the lawsuit said to represent “the worst of identity politics.”  You can read about some of the background on this case here.

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Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College trial – a Verdict this week?

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at 7:00pm 6/4/2019 at 7:00pm

We are close to the end of Gibson Bros. v. Oberlin College, the lawsuit said to represent “the worst of identity politics.”  You can read about some of the background on this case here.

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Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College trial — Judge keeps out politics, but Town v. Gown frames the case

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Posted by    Monday, June 3, 2019 at 7:30pm 6/3/2019 at 7:30pm
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Closing arguments in Gibson Bros. v. Oberlin College are scheduled for this Wednesday, then the jury gets the case. It’s possible we will have a verdict this week. The events giving rise to the lawsuit have been said to represent “the worst of identity politics.”  You can read about some of the...

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Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College – Trial Day 13 — Defense expert declares Gibson family 5-generation bakery history “irrelevant”

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Posted by    Friday, May 31, 2019 at 9:05pm 5/31/2019 at 9:05pm
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Today was Day 13 of witness testimony in Gibson Bros. v. Oberlin College. The events giving rise to the lawsuit have been said to represent “the worst of identity politics.”  You can read about some of the background on this case here.

Both sides have rested their cases, and there will be no...

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Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College – Trial Day 12 – Defense says Bakery worth only $35k, less than one semester at Oberlin College

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Posted by    Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 9:15pm 5/30/2019 at 9:15pm
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Today was Day 12 of witness testimony in Gibson Bros. v. Oberlin College. The events giving rise to the lawsuit have been said to represent “the worst of identity politics.”  You can read about some of the background on this case here.

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Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College – Trial Day 11 – Don’t let them eat Gibson’s cake

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 8:40pm 5/29/2019 at 8:40pm
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Today was Day 11 of witness testimony in Gibson Bros. v. Oberlin College. The events giving rise to the lawsuit have been said to represent “the worst of identity politics.”  You can read about some of the background on this case here.

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Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College – Trial Day 10 – It depends upon what the meaning of the word “support” is

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 9:00pm 5/28/2019 at 9:00pm
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Today was Day 10 of witness testimony in Gibson Bros. v. Oberlin College. The events giving rise to the lawsuit have been said to represent “the worst of identity politics.”  You can read about some of the background on this case here.

As so often happens in courtroom trials, choice of words used...

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Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College – Alumni Weekend – Oblivious alums in for a shock if college loses

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Posted by    Sunday, May 26, 2019 at 9:00pm 5/26/2019 at 9:00pm

Plaintiffs have rested their case, and survived a motion for a directed verdict, in Gibson Bros. v....

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Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College – Defense motion for directed verdict DENIED, case going to the jury

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Posted by    Friday, May 24, 2019 at 3:20pm 5/24/2019 at 3:20pm

Today was argument on the defense motion for a directed verdict in Gibson Bros. v. Oberlin College. The events giving rise to the lawsuit have been said to represent “the worst of identity politics.”  You can read about some of the background on this case here.

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Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College – Trial Day 9 – “the business never came back”

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Posted by    Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 8:30pm 5/23/2019 at 8:30pm
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Today was Day 9 of witness testimony in Gibson Bros. v. Oberlin College. The events giving rise to the lawsuit have been said to represent “the worst of identity politics.”  You can read about some of the background on this case here.

Today the plaintiffs rested their defamation case against Oberlin College and...

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Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College – Did Trump win spark campus ‘dissociative fugue’ against the bakery?

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 7:10pm 5/22/2019 at 7:10pm
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Yesterday concluded Day 8 of witness testimony in Gibson Bros. v. Oberlin College. The events giving rise to the lawsuit have been said to represent “

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Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College – Trial Day 8 — “my dad was going to pass away labeled as a racist”

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 8:45pm 5/21/2019 at 8:45pm

Today was Day 8 of witness testimony in Gibson Bros. v. Oberlin College. The events giving rise to the lawsuit have been said to represent “the worst of identity politics.”  You can read about some of the background on this case here.

In an emotional day of testimony, Gibson’s Bakery & Market owner...

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