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Professor Jacobson in Houston: Winning the Raging Free Speech Wars

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at 2:30pm 10/15/2019 at 2:30pm
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Monday night, we had the privilege of putting faces to screen names at our first ever Legal Insurrection reader reception. I’ve said often and firmly believe we have one of the internet’s best readerships and having the opportunity to meet our readers in-person confirmed as much.

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Professor Jacobson: Free Speech Wars, From Campus to Culture

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at 12:15pm 10/15/2019 at 12:15pm

Professor Jacobson is joining Austin-based Texas Public Policy Foundation at 11:30 CT to discuss the raging free speech wars.
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Prof. William A. Jacobson named to Algemeiner’s “Top 100 People Positively Influencing Jewish Life 2019”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 27, 2019 at 2:00pm 9/27/2019 at 2:00pm
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Congratulations to Prof. William A. Jacobson for being named to The Algemeiner’s Top 100 People Positively Influencing Jewish Life 2019. Today, September 27, 2019, The Algemeiner published its sixth annual list, saying:

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James Comey “was shown to be a scoundrel, a liar, a leaker, all of these things”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 9:30pm 8/31/2019 at 9:30pm
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In the aftermath of the Department of Justice Investigator General Report on James Comey, I commented that James Comey was the Bad Guy in the ‘Russia Collusion’ story

I had a chance to expand on that concept during a radio interview with Jack Riccardi on KTSA, San Antonio:

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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.

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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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I’ll be speaking at the Department of Justice Summit on Combatting Anti-Semitism on July 15

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 7:30pm 7/11/2019 at 7:30pm
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The U.S. Department of Justice is holding a Summit on Combatting Anti-Semitism on July 15 in D.C.

I was asked to speak at the event. The full Agenda and speaker list is at the bottom of this post.

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Oberlin College warfare on Gibson’s Bakery shows “this can happen to anybody, it’s not just a campus phenomenon”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 14, 2019 at 9:50pm 6/14/2019 at 9:50pm
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I appeared tonight on Tucker Carlson Tonight to talk about the massive jury verdict against Oberlin College in the Gibson’s Bakery lawsuit.

I had talked about the case previously on Tucker’s show, on May 13, 2019, after the trial had started, but long before the verdict.

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Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College – Punitive Damages VERDICT WATCH

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 13, 2019 at 8:30am 6/13/2019 at 8:30am

Oberlin College hit with maximum PUNITIVE DAMAGES (capped at $22 million by law) in Gibson’s Bakery case

Update 11:40 a.m. – Closing statements and jury instructions over. Jury starts deliberations.

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VIDEO: Campus Reform Interviews Professor Jacobson About the Gibson Bakery vs. Oberlin Case

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 8:00am 6/12/2019 at 8:00am
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Cabot Phillips of Campus Reform recently interviewed our own Professor Jacobson to get his thoughts on the case and the outcome.

Jon Street of Campus Reform has details:

Cornell law prof: Oberlin bakery onslaught an ‘example of the mob not waiting for facts’

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Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College: “The jury held accountable an unhinged progressive activist college …

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 7:00am 6/12/2019 at 7:00am
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I have a column in The Wall Street Journal regarding a case you *might* have heard of, Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College.

Here’s an excerpt from Oberlin Pays for Smearing the Town Grocer:

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What the media is getting wrong about Gibson’s Bakery libel verdict against Oberlin College

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 10, 2019 at 3:00pm 6/10/2019 at 3:00pm

Monday morning, Professor Jacobson joined The Michael Berry Show to discuss the recent verdict, awarding $11 million to Gibson’s Bakery, who sued the college claiming defamation.

During the interview, Professor Jacobson dismembered what’s becoming national media spin — that the case was actually a case about campus free speech. As Jacobson...

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Mueller breathed life into Democrat impeachment push, and may have just reelected Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 11:58am 5/29/2019 at 11:58am

Robert Mueller’s statement today could have served only one purpose — to breath life into Democrat attempts to commence impeachment proceedings against Trump.

Mueller didn’t add any substance to the 400-page report, and most of his statement was related to procedures, including his resignation, the closing of the special counsel’s office, and...

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Elizabeth Warren tries to get ahead of her law practice problems with pre-holiday weekend info dump

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 9:30pm 5/23/2019 at 9:30pm
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Elizabeth Warren posted on her campaign website a list of 56 cases on which she worked while employed as a law professor. In some of the cases she acted as legal counsel in a litigation, in others she gave legal advice outside of a court litigation, and in others she was...

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Oberlin College Social Justice Warfare on Gibson’s Bakery “the worst of identity politics”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 13, 2019 at 10:37pm 5/13/2019 at 10:37pm
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There has been near complete silence by national media regarding Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College, which we have covered since the initial protests through the current ongoing trial.

The case is proceeding under the national media radar no more, as Tucker Carlson covered the case tonight. I was a guest on the...

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Southern Poverty Law Center fires co-founder Morris Dees for unspecified misconduct

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 7:30pm 3/14/2019 at 7:30pm
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I was critical of the Southern Poverty Law Center before it was cool to be critical of the Southern Poverty Law Center.

You can scroll through my posts about the SPLC dating back to 2009, including:

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“The lesson anybody on the right needs to learn, is you need to have your own video cameras running”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 8:10pm 1/23/2019 at 8:10pm
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While the airwaves and internet have been flooded with discussion of the interaction in D.C. between Covington Catholic High School students and an activist who is Native American, there has been very little focus on what I consider a critical fact.

The activist approached and waded into the crowd of students accompanied...

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