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“It is particularly frustrating to watch people parrot whatever opinion they’ve read on Legal Insurrection that day”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 1, 2019 at 8:30pm 7/1/2019 at 8:30pm
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The next phase in the Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College case is the award of attorney’s fees to the Gibsons. A hearing is scheduled for July 10. Dan McGraw will be at the hearing for us, and we will preview the issues once motion papers are filed and available.

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Gibson’s Bakery disputes Oberlin College public relations campaign claiming it was “held liable for the speech of its students”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 10:00am 6/29/2019 at 10:00am
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After the massive $11 million compensatory and $33 million punitive damage verdicts (later reduced to $25 million under Ohio tort reform caps) against it for defaming Gibson’s Bakery and its owners, Oberlin College could have done some soul searching as to its own conduct in nearly destroying a 135-year-old family business. Indeed, the purpose...

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Court enters $25 million Judgment against Oberlin College in Gibson’s Bakery case

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 28, 2019 at 9:43am 6/28/2019 at 9:43am

In the Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College case, the Court has entered a Judgment (pdf.)(full embed at bottom of post) calculating the damages owed by the defendants after applying the statutory tort reform caps.

The total amount (inclusive of compensatory and punitive damages) is: David R....

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Gibson’s Bakery files to uphold full $33 million punitive damages verdict against Oberlin College

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 9:07am 6/27/2019 at 9:07am

Oberlin College has been on a crisis management public relations campaign to create a narrative that it is the victim in the Gibson’s Bakery case because it was held liable for student speech. In a series of scripted public statements, Oberlin College’s president Carmen Twillie Ambar

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Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College – Defense wants damages reduced to $14.3 million under Ohio tort reform caps

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 2:00pm 6/25/2019 at 2:00pm

The massive $11 million compensatory and $33 million punitive damage verdicts in favor of Gibson’s Bakery and its owners have...

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In NPR interview, Oberlin College President repeats false claim it was “held liable for the speech of its students”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 8:00pm 6/22/2019 at 8:00pm
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Oberlin College President Carmen Twillie Ambar has staked out an aggressive posture in reaction to the massive $11 million compensatory and $33 million punitive damage verdicts awarded Gibson’s Bakery and its owners against Oberlin College and its Dean of Students, Meredith Raimondo.

Those verdicts likely will be reduced

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David Gibson on Oberlin College verdict: Kept fighting so his father didn’t “die being labeled as a racist”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 21, 2019 at 5:10pm 6/21/2019 at 5:10pm

The massive compensatory and punitive damage verdicts against Oberlin College and in favor of Gibson’s Bakery and it’s owners 91-year-old Allyn W. Gibson and his son David Gibson, have captured substantial attention.

Almost none of that attention has been favorable to Oberlin College, with withering Op-Eds eviscerating Oberlin College and its social...

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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.

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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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