Oberlin College  (Page 1)

Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College – Appeal Oral Argument – November 10

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQkVVyA9HQonc-zpcwzaTMQ
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 18, 2020 at 7:30pm 10/18/2020 at 7:30pm
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQkVVyA9HQonc-zpcwzaTMQ

It’s been a long time coming. We have followed the Gibson’s Bakery case against Oberlin College since before it was a case: through the pre-trial court proceedings, the trial, the compensatory and punitive verdicts, the post-trial motions, the appellate bond issue, the tragic death of David Gibson, the college’s post-trial

Read More...
 
 
 

Oberlin College’s ‘Professor of Peace’ Accused By Iranian Opposition of Covering Up Regime Crimes Against Humanity (Update: Prof. Responds)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kTGppsfyzt4
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 9:00pm 10/8/2020 at 9:00pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kTGppsfyzt4

I’ve covered some wild things at Oberlin College over the years. There’s just so much low-hanging news fruit.

(more…)

 
 
 

Update on Cleveland Media attempt to gain access to Gibson’s Bakery store clerk Facebook records

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Jm5V1KzbN8&t=6s
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 27, 2020 at 6:00pm 9/27/2020 at 6:00pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Jm5V1KzbN8&t=6s

Oberlin College and its allies continue to fight to overturn the Gibson’s Bakery verdict, and to wage war on the Gibson family by unsealing confidential Facebook records of non-party Allyn D. Gibson.

(more…)

 
 
 

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sZUzUN3iG48&feature=emb_title
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 8:05pm 9/22/2020 at 8:05pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sZUzUN3iG48&feature=emb_title

CBS Sunday Morning produced an excellent feature story about the Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College dispute.

My original review of the story was on November 3, 2019, Ted Koppel: Despite verdict, Oberlin College President still “makes allusions to a pattern of racist behavior” by Gibson’s Bakery:

(more…)

 
 
 

Fired Oberlin Prof lawsuit: Told “we can’t just hire another white woman from the Midwest with a husband”

https://youtu.be/8nQYQQcxHFo
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at 8:00pm 9/9/2020 at 8:00pm
https://youtu.be/8nQYQQcxHFo

Alice Blumenfeld is a former Oberlin College Assistant Professor of Dance, starting in 2018 until termination on June 30, 2020.

(more…)

 
 
 

Appeals Court Denies Oberlin College Rehearing, Expelled Male Student Discrimination Case Moves Forward

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 24, 2020 at 8:00pm 8/24/2020 at 8:00pm

You remember John Doe No. 1 v. Oberlin College, not to be confused with John Doe No. 2 v. Oberlin College.

John Doe No. 1 is the expelled male student who alleged, among other things, that the Oberlin College sexual assault hearing process was so rigged and biased that 100% of the...

Read More...
 
 
 

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sZUzUN3iG48&feature=emb_title
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 10, 2020 at 5:00pm 8/10/2020 at 5:00pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sZUzUN3iG48&feature=emb_title

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.

(more…)

 
 
 

Oberlin College male student files Appeal Brief trying to halt allegedly biased sexual assault hearing

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 9, 2020 at 9:15pm 8/9/2020 at 9:15pm

John Doe No. 2 is an Oberlin College male student who seeks an injunction halting what he asserts is a biased sexual assault hearing system.

John Doe No. 2 faces the same system of college adjudication which led a different student, John Doe No. 1, to sue after expulsion, asserting that the...

Read More...
 
 
 

Gibson’s Bakery Files Brief Opposing Oberlin College Appeal

Comments
Permalink
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.

(more…)

 
 
 

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Jm5V1KzbN8&t=6s
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at 8:30pm 7/21/2020 at 8:30pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Jm5V1KzbN8&t=6s

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...

Read More...
 
 
 

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M7n8f8sLTDE&t=506s
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at 8:30pm 7/15/2020 at 8:30pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M7n8f8sLTDE&t=506s

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.

While the...

Read More...
 
 
 

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

Comments
Permalink
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.

(more…)

 
 
 

Oberlin College loses appeal in suit by expelled male student, case reinstated

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 29, 2020 at 2:30pm 6/29/2020 at 2:30pm

It has been a while since we wrote about the case of John Doe No. 1 against Oberlin College. (Because there now is a second John Doe case against Oberlin College, we are now referring to this case as John Doe No. 1.)

(more…)

 
 
 

Oberlin College Black Student Union Issues 21 Demands, From Institutional Change to Extra Meals and Parking Spots

http://interactive.tegna-media.com/video/embed/embed.html?id=2421497&type=video&title=Store%20shoplifting%20incident%20sparks%20protests&site=95&playerid=6918249996581&dfpid=32805352&dfpposition=Video_prestream_external%C2%A7ion=home
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 15, 2020 at 9:30am 6/15/2020 at 9:30am
http://interactive.tegna-media.com/video/embed/embed.html?id=2421497&type=video&title=Store%20shoplifting%20incident%20sparks%20protests&site=95&playerid=6918249996581&dfpid=32805352&dfpposition=Video_prestream_external%C2%A7ion=home

In 2015, we were the first to report on a 14-page Demand List issued by ABUSUA, Oberlin College’s Black Students Union, including faculty hiring mandates and tenure promotions for black faculty, as well as a demand to “deconstruct imperialism, white supremacy, capitalism, ableism, and a cissexist heteropatriarchy” and to divest...

Read More...
 
 
 

Media Groups and Law Profs rally to Oberlin College’s defense in Gibson’s Bakery Appeal

Comments
Permalink
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.

(more…)

 
 
 

Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College – Bakery Files Cross-Appeal Brief to Restore Full $33 Million Punitive Damages

Comments
Permalink
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.

Today, Gibson’s...

Read More...
 
 
 

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

Comments
Permalink
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.

The Oberlin College Brief is redacted because...

Read More...