The university had aggressively marketed the dual accreditation to the plaintiffs and others as a “highly beneficial degree that was one of a limited number
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University of Akron students sue school over doctoral program’s loss of dual accreditation—Cleveland.com
The suit says the driving force behind the decision not to seek re-accreditation was Robert Schwartz, and that he was motivated to tank the program
Three former clients behind a potential class-action lawsuit against the KNR law firm want to expand their suit to include a Wadsworth doctor accused of over-billing
… Pattakos quickly filed a lawsuit in State Supreme Court, arguing that the council had no choice but to accept legal petitions. Cleveland’s powers-that-are waxed furious.
CLEVELAND, Ohio — Cuyahoga County prosecutors say woman who never received the sordid disciplinary history of the Olmsted Falls police officer who arrested her in 2016 should be allowed to withdraw her no-contest plea.
That Olmsted Falls police and its city attorney did not include several complaints and discipline levied against Sgt. Floyd Takacs when they turned over his personnel file to the judge overseeing Elko’s case “calls into question the fundamental fairness of the proceedings leading up to Elko’s plea,” according to a motion. …
Prosecutors hid evidence of Olmsted Falls officer’s history of verbal abuse toward women, woman claims—Cleveland.com
The records show that [Olmsted Falls police officer Floyd] Takacs, who was involved in what was later determined by police brass to be an attempt to
Newburgh Heights mayor’s defamation lawsuit against Cleveland TV station over critical story can proceed, judge rules—Cleveland.com
CLEVELAND, Ohio — A Cuyahoga County judge refused to throw out a defamation and libel lawsuit filed by Newburgh Heights Mayor Trevor Elkins and village council members against WEWS Channel 5, its parent media company and reporter Jonathan Walsh.
A lawsuit filed by two former Cuyahoga County assistant prosecutors alleges discrimination as the reason behind their forced resignations.
Former Cuyahoga County prosecutors sue Michael O’Malley after being forced out over juvenile case problems—Cleveland.com
CLEVELAND, Ohio — Two former Cuyahoga County prosecutors filed a federal lawsuit Thursday alleging Prosecutor Michael O’Malley and his staff forced them to resign last year and treated them as scapegoats when O’Malley’s staff said it uncovered dozens of uncharged sexual assault cases in the juvenile justice unit.
Newburgh Heights Mayor Trevor Elkins suing Channel 5 for ‘outlandish’ defamatory story—Cleveland Scene
Newburgh Heights Mayor Trevor Elkins and four Newburgh Heights village councilpeople have filed a scorching lawsuit against News Channel 5. They allege that a November story by reporter Jonathan Walsh was false and defamatory.
A complaint filed Thursday morning in the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas contends that the story, and the defamation therein, represents a “calculated and perverse political smear” against Elkins, a rising star in the County Democratic Party.