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Megaphone assault case dismissed: Cleveland protesters no longer facing felony charges

CLEVELAND, OH — This morning, Judge Timothy McGinty granted the prosecutor’s motion to dismiss felony charges against Sydney Yahner, whose jury trial was set to

Fired Canton McKinley football head coach Marcus Wattley, five assistants sue for defamation—Canton Repository

Former McKinley High School head football coach ...

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 ...

Judge doubles award to pair who sued Chagrin Falls nanny school over sex abuse cover-up—Cleveland.com

A judge has more than doubled a 2015 jury award to two ...

LeBron or not, the Cleveland Cavaliers get millions for arena renovation—The New York Times

Pattakos quickly filed a lawsuit in State Supreme Court, arguing that the ...

Toledo abortion clinic survives legal challenge—Toledo Blade

A Lucas County judge this week rejected a religious group’s attempt to shutter Toledo’s last remaining abortion clinic Peter Pattakos, who represented Ms Stower and Capital Care, called the ...

Lucas County court rejects religious group’s effort to close Toledo’s last remaining abortion clinic

TOLEDO—Yesterday, Judge Lori Olender of the Lucas County Court of Common Pleas issued an order dismissing a lawsuit filed by the Thomas More Society on behalf of the Right ...

Attorney: New photos show Canton McKinley football player at 2019 barbecue fundraiser—Canton Repository

An attorney representing former McKinley High School head football coach Marcus Wattley has released photos that show the 17-year-old at the center of the ...

The truth about the Canton school board’s indefensible decision to fire McKinley football coach Marcus Wattley and his staff over false accusations that they forced a player to eat pork against his religion

“A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is still putting on its shoes” We at the Pattakos Law Firm have a new appreciation for this phrase thanks to ...