Oberlin College faces Gibson’s Food Mart and Bakery lawsuit over student protests – Washington Times

The trial, which began Thursday in Elyria, Ohio, has implications that extend beyond the reputation of a small-town doughnut shop. Also at issue is whether universities that encourage political activism should be held responsible for the harm done by overzealous student demonstrators.

“This case is significant because businesses and people on the receiving end of social justice warfare mobs rarely are able to fight back,” said Cornell Law School professor William A. Jacobson, whose Legal Insurrection blog has covered the case closely.

Source: Oberlin College faces Gibson’s Food Mart and Bakery lawsuit over student protests – Washington Times