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Oberlin College male student tries, and fails, to obtain injunction halting allegedly biased sexual assault hearing

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 9, 2020 at 9:05pm 5/9/2020 at 9:05pm

Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College has received enormous media attention, and even *a few* posts here.

Another Oberlin College case we have followed involved an expelled Oberlin College male student (we’ll call him “John Doe No. 1”) who alleged...

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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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Oberlin College settles lawsuit by professor fired after spreading anti-Semitic conspiracy theories

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 7:30pm 2/6/2020 at 7:30pm

You may remember Joy Karega, a former Oberlin College “social justice writing” professor.

Karega was caught spreading batsh*t crazy conspiracy theories on Facebook, many focusing on world control by Jews.

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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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Cautious optimism for expelled Oberlin College male student after appellate argument

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 8:40pm 12/15/2019 at 8:40pm

John Doe v. Oberlin College is a case we have covered for almost two years. While it doesn’t get the media coverage of Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College, it’s every bit as important, addressing alleged systemic abuses at Oberlin College in its treatment of male students.

By way of background, we first...

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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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An Oberlin College Alumnus at the Memorial Service for David Gibson

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 1, 2019 at 10:00am 12/1/2019 at 10:00am

I am known to people who read Legal Insurrection as JD Nobody. The reason for my name is that by being Nobody anyone can hide behind saying Nobody told me. I am not a lawyer but have often hung out with lawyers and have enjoyed “thinking outside the box” with them.

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David Gibson of Gibson’s Bakery has passed away

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 2:50pm 11/16/2019 at 2:50pm

David Gibson, one of the owners of Gibson’s Bakery and a named plaintiff in the lawsuit against Oberlin College, has passed away after a battle with pancreatic cancer. He passed away early this morning at home surrounded by his family.

After the verdict, David said that he hoped that the bakery could...

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VIDEO — Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College: Identity Politics on Trial

http://jameswilsoninstitute.org/events/show/gibson-s-bakery-v-oberlin-college-campus-identity-politics-on-trial
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 11, 2019 at 9:00pm 11/11/2019 at 9:00pm
http://jameswilsoninstitute.org/events/show/gibson-s-bakery-v-oberlin-college-campus-identity-politics-on-trial

On November 1, 2019, I gave a lecture for the James Wilson Institute, titled Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin: Identity Politics on Trial. The lecture was held at the Hillsdale College center in D.C.

JWI delivered a special treat for attendees, Gibson’s Bakery cookies!

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Cleveland Media Seek Access To Gibson’s Bakery Store Clerk’s Sealed Facebook Records in Oberlin College Case, But Why?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 8, 2019 at 8:30pm 11/8/2019 at 8:30pm
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Do you believe in coincidences? This may just be a huge coincidence, but it certainly is another very curious twist in the Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College case.

You may recall that in late August 2019, two months after the trial which ended disastrously for Oberlin College, the college unsuccessfully sought to...

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Ted Koppel: Despite verdict, Oberlin College President still “makes allusions to a pattern of racist behavior” by Gibson’s Bakery

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 3, 2019 at 7:30pm 11/3/2019 at 7:30pm
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One of the most disturbing aspects of the Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College case has been the almost obsessive demonization of Gibson’s Bakery and its owners by the college.

It started not just during the protests and pre-litigation interactions that gave rise to the lawsuit, but in the Answer filed by the...

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