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Oberlin College issues FAQs on Gibson’s Bakery Verdict: “Did the College defame or libel the Gibsons? No”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 5:53pm 6/19/2019 at 5:53pm

Oberlin College has taken a public relations beating in the wake of the massive verdicts against it and its Dean of Students Meredith Raimondo in the Gibson’s Bakery case. The verdicts totaled $44 million, but those will...

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Irony: Ultra-liberal Oberlin College will save millions on Gibson’s Bakery verdicts under Republican Tort Reform

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 11:00am 6/18/2019 at 11:00am

The massive compensatory and punitive damage jury verdicts in favor of Gibson’s Bakery and its owners Allyn W. Gibson and David Gibson, against Oberlin College and Dean of Students Meredith Raimondo, continue to reverberate. This case is a big shock to the higher educational system and already is giving rise to...

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Student journalist: Shoplifting at Gibson’s Bakery was part of Oberlin College’s “Culture of Theft”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 16, 2019 at 9:40pm 6/16/2019 at 9:40pm
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We have covered Oberlin College at least since 2013, when we wrote extensively about The Great Oberlin College Racism Hoax of 2013.

Classes were cancelled in favor of campus-wide forums to address white supremacy and systemic r...

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Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College coverage — One of our finest hours

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 8:30pm 6/15/2019 at 8:30pm

The Gibson’s Bakery massive verdict against Oberlin College has sparked incredible reader excitement, and brought many new readers to Legal Insurrection.

I’ve spent the last week trying to absorb what is happening. The reactions to the compensatory and punitive damage verdicts remind me of only a few times in Legal Insurrection’s almost...

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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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Oberlin College vows to fight Gibson’s Bakery Verdict: “This is not the final outcome”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 14, 2019 at 10:13am 6/14/2019 at 10:13am
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After a jury awarded Gibson’s Bakery and its owners $11 million in compensatory damages, and $33 million in punitive damages (which likely will be reduced to $22 million under a state law capping damages at 2X compensatory damages), the college and its administrators are unapologetic and vowing to fight.

The President of...

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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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The Internet Reacts to Whopping Punitive Damages Judgment Against Oberlin College in Defamation Case

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 13, 2019 at 6:37pm 6/13/2019 at 6:37pm

Thursday afternoon, a jury awarded the Gibson family $33 million in punitive damages in addition to the $11 million in compensatory damages they were awarded last week in the defamation suit against Oberlin College. That punitive award...

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

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 13, 2019 at 3:23pm 6/13/2019 at 3:23pm

The jury just rendered its verdict on punitive damages in the Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College case.

Daniel McGraw, our reporter in the courtroom, reports that in addition to the $11.2 million compensatory damages awarded last Friday, the jury awarded a total of $33 million in punitive damages, which will probably be...

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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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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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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’

Cornell law professor William Jacobson says that the recent controversy at...

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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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$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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Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College Punitive Damages Hearing – Judge Denies Attempt to use College Blast Email Criticizing Jury

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at 1:30pm 6/11/2019 at 1:30pm
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Update

[3:20 p.m.] The Court has rejected plaintiffs’ request to use the mass email sent by Oberlin College’s Vice President and General Counsel, Donica Thomas Varner, to the Oberlin community criticizing the jury. The plaintiffs subpoenaed her to testify, and the defense filed a motion to quash the subpoena.

The Judge ruled: “this...

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Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College – On eve of punitive damages hearing, college plays victim

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 10, 2019 at 7:30pm 6/10/2019 at 7:30pm
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As you know, last Friday the jury rendered a verdict of $11.2 million against Oberlin College and Dean of Students Meredith Raimondo for compensatory damages. Allyn W. Gibson was awarded $3 million, David Gibson $5.8 million, Gibson Bros. $2,274,500.

Legal Insurrection readers heard it here first. Our Verdict post has been shared...

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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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