Gibson's Bakery Lawsuit and Litigation
Oberlin College has been faced with a multimillion-dollar lawsuit filed by a local business. Interest in this issue has extended far outside our local community, reaching the national news media and sparking a widespread conversation about student protests, free speech, and the relationships between colleges and their surrounding communities.
Key Facts and Resources
10 Key Facts
What happened, and when? Learn how the events of the case unfolded, from November, 2016 through the filing of the lawsuit.
President Ambar and senior staff kept the campus community informed as the legal situation evolved.
Selected motions filed on behalf of the college and the dean of students are provided here. These documents outline the college’s legal position.