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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

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

Both have pleaded not guilty Their attorney, ...

Pair who protested TownHall restaurant hit with felony assault charge after worker said she lost hearing from megaphones—Cleveland.com

“Being subject to a baseless felony prosecution is one of the worst ...

Two indicted on felony assault charges for using megaphones at TownHall protest—Cleveland Scene

Andy Geronimo, director of the Case Western Reserve University First Amendment Law ...

Ohio Supreme Court declines jurisdiction over Cleveland Foundation’s Dunham Tavern greenspace grab

Today, the Supreme Court of Ohio announced that it has declined to exercise ...

Beachwood retains outside counsel, faces more claims—Cleveland Jewish News

The lawsuit filed Dec 8 in the Ohio 8th District Court of Appeals followed two demand letters from Burkons’ attorney, Peter Pattakos: one ...

Burkons’ attorney: Council leader involved in prosecution—Cleveland Jewish News

The lawyer for Beachwood City Councilman Mike Burkons has filed a second taxpayer’s demand letter claiming Beachwood City Council president James Pasch had prior knowledge and was involved in the ...

Why does the Plain Dealer keep publishing the Cleveland Foundation’s lies about its illegal Dunham Tavern land grab?

The front page of today’s Plain Dealer (and Advance Ohio’s sister publication Clevelandcom) contains a nauseating piece of Cleveland Foundation propaganda attempting to defend the organization’s unlawful and deplorable scheme ...

Burkons’ attorney wants special prosecutor ‘terminated’—Cleveland Jewish News

Without prior council authorization, Pattakos argued in his Oct 22 letter to Beachwood Law Director Diane Calta, Scalise’s representation is not legal Pattakos wrote that Beachwood ...