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Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College trial motions – Judge finds Gibson’s “reputation is central to this case”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 8:30pm 4/30/2019 at 8:30pm

I attended court today as the lawyers argued pre-trial motions.

As most trial lawyers know, pre-trial “in limine” motions can often decide the case. What the judge excludes and what they allow, how to define certain terminology the jury will hear, and rulings what is important and what is nonsense.

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Previewing Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College trial: ‘Social Justice’ free speech or defamation?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 29, 2019 at 9:00am 4/29/2019 at 9:00am
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With Gibson Bros. v. Oberlin College scheduled to start trial this week, there is much back and forth among political and legal analysts as to “what it...

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Putting Social Justice Warfare on trial: Gibson’s Bakery lawsuit against Oberlin College heading to trial

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 22, 2019 at 9:05pm 4/22/2019 at 9:05pm
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Gibson’s Bakery in Oberlin, Ohio, is in a pitched legal fight with Oberlin College. It’s a classic town-gown fight, the working class locals versus the wealthier and often out-of-state students, faculty and administrators — but added into the mix is Oberlin’s infamous social justice warrior culture.

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Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College — Trump 2016 win stoked student protests over shoplifting incident day after election

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 21, 2018 at 4:40pm 10/21/2018 at 4:40pm
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I have covered the lawsuit by Gibson’s Bakery against Oberlin College perhaps more extensively than anyone else.

I even became a small part of the story when Oberlin College tried, and failed, to subpoena my records.

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Faculty Sexual Misconduct Accusations Shake Oberlin College

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 25, 2018 at 7:30pm 8/25/2018 at 7:30pm
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Oberlin College President Carmen Twillie Ambar send an email to the college community on August 23, 2018, followed by a similar email to alumni, regarding faculty sexual misconduct.

The situation presented was stark: The college received “several” accusations of faculty sexual misconduct from alumni, leading certain faculty members to resign rather than...

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Court: Oberlin College can’t question journalist as to sources in Gibson’s Bakery case

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 9:35pm 8/23/2018 at 9:35pm
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We previously covered the lawsuit brought by the local Gibson’s Bakery against Oberlin College and its Dean of Students, Meredith Raimondo.

The lawsuit arises out of accusations by Oberlin College students, allegedly assisted by Raimondo and others at the college, that Gibson’s was racist and engaged in racial profiling after the arrest...

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Oberlin College goes after another news organization’s communications

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 26, 2018 at 8:30pm 7/26/2018 at 8:30pm
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Oberlin College attempted to subpoena the communications of WAJ Media LLC (dba Legal Insurrection) with sources regarding our reporting on an Ohio lawsuit by Gibson’s Bakery of Oberlin, Ohio, against Oberlin College and its Dean of Students, Meredith Raimondo.

The subpoena specifically sought our communications with the attorneys for Gibson’s, who had...

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After legal challenge, Oberlin College withdraws subpoena seeking our journalist communications

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 19, 2018 at 1:00pm 7/19/2018 at 1:00pm
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Oberlin College served a subpoena duces tecum on us, seeking our communications with sources related to our reporting on a lawsuit by Gibson’s Bakery against the college and its Dean of Students, Meredith Raimondo.

We went to court seeking to quash the subpoena and for a protective order, as we described in...

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Oberlin College outlook downgraded to ‘Negative’ by credit rating agencies

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 8, 2018 at 9:00pm 7/8/2018 at 9:00pm
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Oberlin College faces serious financial challenges, resulting from a variety of factors, particularly a decline in enrollment.

The “social justice” turmoil of recent years at Oberlin, the focus of local and national media coverage and mockery, likely was a contributing factor, as we pointed out in September 2017, 

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Oberlin College subpoenas journalist’s communications (ours)

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 6, 2018 at 11:00am 7/6/2018 at 11:00am
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As readers are aware, Legal Insurrection has reported more extensively on events at Oberlin College over the past several years than almost any other website.

Among other things, Legal Insurrection has engaged in reporting on the following issues related to Oberlin College:

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Judge rejects Oberlin College request to move town-gown lawsuit to another county

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 8:31pm 4/19/2018 at 8:31pm

Oberlin College and its Dean of Students Meredith Raimondo are defending a lawsuit brought by the local Gibson’s Bakery after in incident in which three Oberlin College students were arrested for shoplifting.

Oberlin students launched protests and a boycott of the bakery claiming racial profiling of the students. The college itself cut off...

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Oberlin College: We can’t get a fair trial in our home county

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 5:50pm 3/6/2018 at 5:50pm
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Oberlin College is struggling financially, after over a decade of intense national media coverage of extreme social justice activism on campus. The college has not met its enrollment goals resulting in a financial shortfall and talk about how to control expenses.

We first covered the financial fallout from enrollment decline in...

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Another negative court decision for Oberlin College, as financial woes mount

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 26, 2018 at 8:45pm 2/26/2018 at 8:45pm
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Oberlin College faces two serious lawsuits arising out of social justice activism on campus.

One suit, by a local bakery boycotted by Oberlin students and administration based on apparently false claims the bakery racially profiled students, has been permitted to move forward. We reported on that decision in Court: Gibson’s Bakery lawsuit against...

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Court: Gibson’s Bakery lawsuit against Oberlin College can continue in full

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 8, 2018 at 1:00pm 1/8/2018 at 1:00pm

We previously covered the bitter town/gown dispute between Gibson’s Bakery and Oberlin College.

The short version is that three Oberlin students were arrested for shoplifting at Gibson’s bakery. Oberlin students claimed racial profiling, and mounted protests and a boycott supported by college student groups, administrators and faculty. The boycott continued even after...

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Oberlin College lashes out at Gibson’s Bakery, portrays itself as victim

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 10:10am 12/13/2017 at 10:10am
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For over a year we have been covering an incident at Gibson’s Bakery in Oberlin, Ohio, close to Oberlin College. The incident involved charges of racial profiling against the Bakery after three black Oberlin students were arrested for shoplifting. When one of the employees, Allyn Gibson, attempted to stop them, a...

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Gibson’s Bakery sues Oberlin College over racial profiling accusations, Oberlin cuts business ties

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 10, 2017 at 7:15pm 11/10/2017 at 7:15pm

A year ago almost to the day, we covered a dispute involving Oberlin College students and a local bakery, Gibson’s Bakery.

The Oberlin students, with the support of some faculty and staff, accused the bakery of racial profiling three Oberlin students who were arrested for shoplifting. Those three students eventually pleaded guilty,...

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Radical fallout: Oberlin College enrollment drops, causing financial problems

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 8:00pm 9/9/2017 at 8:00pm
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At both the University of Missouri and Evergreen State College, an atmosphere of aggressive “Social Justice” activism damaged enrollment and contributed to financial difficulties.

Apparently, even liberal students don’t want to attend institutions where student and faculty social justice warriors have turned the campus into a battleground.

The same thing may be happening...

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