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

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Posted By: Harlowe, 6/15/2019 10:03:36 PM

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 11-year history. (Snip) It will be months, maybe years, before we know if the verdicts hold up, and if the Gibsons get paid. Regardless, I’ll still view our Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College coverage as one of our finest hours, maybe our finest.

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Without question, Daniel McGraw, William A. Jacobson, and the Legal Insurrection team deserve recognition and appreciation for their outstanding coverage of the Gibson’s Bakery V. Oberlin College trial. Without Legal Insurrection’s tenacity, this case may never have achieved the national coverage it merits. At a time when Leftists are doing their utmost to suppress honest and fair reporting, such coverage is invaluable. This trial and the jury’s verdict should encourage Americans to pay closer attention to what is going on at educational institutions throughout this country. Vladimir Lenin said, “Give me just one generation of youth, and I´ll transform the whole world.” George Washington said, “The future of this nation depends on the Christian training of our youth.” Abraham Lincoln said, “Let every man remember that to violate the law is to trample on the blood of his father, and to tear that charter of his own and his children’s liberty.”

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Reply 1 - Posted by: earlybird 6/15/2019 10:36:15 PM (No. 99010)
They had the very best coverage of this story. Including McGraw’s piece on what Oberlin did wrong from Day One.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Sandpiper 6/16/2019 1:35:23 AM (No. 99067)
I have been following Professor Jacobson since Ferguson and have gained so much from the LI team’s insightful commentary on a range of contemporary issues. Always one of my go-to daily reads. All of the media attention with the Gibson/Oberlin case is well deserved! LI provided incredible coverage!
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Reply 3 - Posted by: NWPA 6/16/2019 9:15:38 AM (No. 99209)
This at the very end: The victory of the ordinary men and women of Gibson’s Bakery over the smug, dismissive, arrogant higher ed bureaucrats and their social justice warrior troops is a large part of the reader reaction. It was the deplorables prevailing, once again, and I don’t mean that politically. It will be months, maybe years, before we know if the verdicts hold up, and if the Gibsons get paid. Regardless, I’ll still view our Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College coverage as one of our finest hours, maybe our finest.
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