Oberlin College – Gibson’s Bakery  (Page 1)

CBS News Feature About Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College Nominated for Emmy Award

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 10, 2020 at 5:00pm 8/10/2020 at 5:00pm
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On November 3, 2019, I wrote about a CBS News Sunday Morning feature by Ted Koppel about Gibson’s Bakery, its owners, and the years-long struggle to obtain justice after being targeted by Oberlin College, its administrators, faculty, staff, and students.

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Gibson’s Bakery Files Brief Opposing Oberlin College Appeal

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at 7:00pm 8/5/2020 at 7:00pm

Gibson’s Bakery and its owners have filed their Response Brief (pdf.) opposing the appeal of Oberlin College and Dean Meredith Raimondo, who in turn have filed their Response Brief (pdf.) to the Gibsons’ cross-appeal.

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Cleveland Media appeal denial of access to Gibson’s Bakery store clerk Facebook records

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at 8:30pm 7/21/2020 at 8:30pm
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There are multiple appellate fronts in the Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College case.

First and most important, Oberlin College and Dean Meredith Raimondo have appealed seeking to overturn the massive compensatory and punitive damage verdicts. Numerous entities have come to their assistance by filing amicus (friend of the court) briefs, including certain...

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Oberlin College Supporters Permitted to File Amicus Briefs In Gibson’s Bakery Appeal

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at 8:30pm 7/15/2020 at 8:30pm
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The appeal brief of Gibson’s Bakery opposing the appeal of Oberlin College and Meredith Raimondo is due on August 5, after Gibson’s motion for a final extension of time was granted by the appeals court Magistrate. Gibson’s previously filed its Cross-Appeal Brief, seeking reinstatement of the full punitive damages verdict.

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Gibson’s Bakery: ‘Amicus’ Groups are “really only friends of the Oberlin Parties and not friends of the Court”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at 9:35pm 6/30/2020 at 9:35pm

Oberlin College has filed its Brief appealing the $11 million compensatory and $33 million punitive damage verdicts (later reduced to $25 million under Ohio tort reform caps) won by Gibson’s Bakery. The Bakery also has filed its Cross-Appeal Brief seeking reinstatement of the full punitive damages verdict.

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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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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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Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College – Appeal Brief Filed – NAACP Supporting College

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 5, 2020 at 9:30pm 6/5/2020 at 9:30pm

Oberlin College and Dean of Students Meredith Raimondo have filed their Appeal Brief (pdf.) in the Gibson’s Bakery case. The NAACP also has filed an Amicus Brief (pdf.) in support of the college. Full copies of both briefs are at the bottom of this post.

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Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College – Court rejects attempt to unseal store clerk’s private Facebook records

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at 1:10pm 5/6/2020 at 1:10pm

After a monumental compensatory and punitive damages jury verdict in favor of Gibson’s Bakery and its owners against Oberlin College and its Dean of Students, the college launched a public relations campaign claiming, among other things, that the Gibsons really were racist even though the jury found the accusation of racial...

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We interrupt this pandemic to update you on Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College case

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 25, 2020 at 9:00pm 4/25/2020 at 9:00pm

It has been a while since we’ve covered the ongoing legal developments in Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College.

Our last post was on February 15, 2020, right before all hell broke loose with the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic, To Dox The Store Clerk or Not, That Remains The Question In Gibson’s Bakery v....

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Oberlin College alum suspends Social Justice Internship Fund over school’s “union busting”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 8:30pm 2/29/2020 at 8:30pm
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Oberlin College has been in the throes of turmoil for a decade. Aggressive, and sometimes absurd, social justice warfare hit the school’s image and enrollment long before the Gibson’s Bakery lawsuit and massive verdict.

The latest controversy surrounds cost-cutting in an attempt to narrow a multi-million dollar ‘structural deficit’. While there have...

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“Hey Hey, Ho Ho, Austerity Has Got To Go” — Oberlin College students protest union staff layoffs

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 8:30pm 2/20/2020 at 8:30pm
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As we were the first to report, Under financial stress, Oberlin College seeks to end unionized custodial and dining hall services:

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Under financial stress, Oberlin College seeks to end unionized custodial and dining hall services

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 5:01pm 2/18/2020 at 5:01pm
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Oberlin College has been under financial stress for a number of years, in part the result of problems filling incoming classes. for the tuition-dependent school. There have been cutbacks in many areas of the campus, including faculty.

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To Dox The Store Clerk or Not, That Remains The Question In Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 9:00pm 2/15/2020 at 9:00pm

All has been quiet lately on the Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College front. The case is on appeal, with a short remand to the trial court to memorialize certain oral trial rulings so that the record is complete for appeal.

As we documented previously, there is ancillary litigation in the trial court...

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Waiting for my invitation to speak at Oberlin College about the Gibson’s Bakery case

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 13, 2020 at 8:50pm 1/13/2020 at 8:50pm
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There hasn’t been much news lately in the Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College case.

We are waiting on the judge’s ruling as to a motion by Cleveland media entities to unseal the confidential Facebook records of Allyn D. Gibson, the grandson of Allyn W. Gibson and the son of the late David...

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Cleveland media fail to deny allegations of collusion with Oberlin College to unseal Gibson’s Bakery store clerk’s Facebook records

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 8:10pm 12/10/2019 at 8:10pm
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On November 8, 2019, I reported that  WEWS-TV (News 5 Cleveland), Advance Ohio (Cleveland.com), and the Ohio Coalition for Open Government Access (created by the Ohio News Media Foundation)(collectively, the “Media Movants”) filed a motion to unseal the Facebook records of Allyn D. Gibson.

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Gibson’s Bakery alleges Cleveland media collaborating with Oberlin College to unseal store clerk’s Facebook records

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 2, 2019 at 9:00pm 12/2/2019 at 9:00pm
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On November 8, 2019, I noted a strange twist in the Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College case. Several months after the verdicts, and a month after the court denied a nearly identical motion by Oberlin College, two Cleveland media outlets plus an Ohio media non-profit group sought to unseal the Facebook...

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