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Appeals court reversing decision dismissing UT Title IX complaint—Toledo Blade

. . . The student’s attorney, Peter Pattakos, said in a written statement he was glad the appellate panel recognized the important differences between teacher-on-student

Stark County commissioners to pay $40K to settle lawsuit by cleared guidance counselor—Canton Repository

“Peter Pattakos, Jones-Harrington’s attorney, said the settlement amount was ‘reasonable,’ and his client was not seeking an excessive amount ...

Felony charges dismissed against woman who supposedly assaulted TownHall manager with soundwaves from megaphone—

Cuyahoga County prosecutors have, at last, dismissed one of the more outrageous felony indictments in recent memory Twenty-two-year-old Sydney Yahner had been charged with felony ...

Prosecutors drop felony assault charge against protester accused of damaging TownHall employeeʼs hearing with bullhorn—Cleveland.com

Yahner’s defense attorney, Peter Pattakos, filed an expert report in July from a Ohio State University doctor and professor who is an expert in hearing ...

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 begin tomorrow in ...