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Summit County judge grants class-action status to KNR lawsuit—Cleveland.com

Judge James Brogan, a retired Dayton-area appellate court judge, said in the 56-page ruling that KNR charged its clients for what was an essentially an

Cuyahoga County Prosecutor dismisses felony case of TownHall protester indicted for using megaphone—Cleveland Scene

Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Michael O’Malley has elected to dismiss the criminal case against a protester who demonstrated outside TownHall, an Ohio City bar and restaurant, this summer Douglas’ attorney, Peter ...

Prosecutor drops felony assault charge against one of two protesters charged for bullhorn use outside TownHall restaurant—Cleveland.com

The Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office on Tuesday dropped the criminal case against one of the two people charged with felonious assault after an employee at Ohio City’s TownHall ...

Two protesters were charged for allegedly damaging someone’s hearing with their megaphones—BuzzFeed News

Pattakos [said] that the restaurant owners were “intent on silencing First- Amendment-protected activity outside of their establishments” “This protest was closely watched by numerous on-duty police officers who were precisely assigned ...

2 protesters accused of causing hearing loss with megaphones—Associated Press

Both have pleaded not guilty Their attorney, Peter Pattakos, called the charges an “outrageous attack” on the pair’s First Amendment right to engage in peaceful ...