ANTI-HARASSSMENT ORDERPage 3 of 13King County Superior Court516 Third Avenue, C-203Seattle, WA 98104(206) 296-9105
harassment order and the entry of the criminal sentence, contending that Noah has not removedall of the postings relating to her and that he has recruited others, including his mother—theRespondent here—Sarah Levine Simon,
to post additional offensive comments about her. Noahwas found to be in violation of the anti-harassment order on April 8, 2011 and again on May 5,2011 for failing to remove Internet postings about Lyall.In early January 2011, Simon requested employment records relating to Lyall fromformer employers, the University of Washington and the University of Illinois, Chicago. Simonalso enlisted the assistance of friends to make similar public records requests. One friend choseto make this request under the name of her deceased father. Simon specifically sought the production of any records relating to any termination of Lyall’s employment, any complaintsLyall filed against, or had filed against her by, fellow faculty members, administrative personnelor students, and any lawsuits Lyall may have initiated against the employer. Simon representedto one court that she made these requests to “help exonerate her son.” The University of Washington provided some documents to Simon, after which Lyall obtained a temporaryrestraining order preventing further release of her personnel records by the University until privacy issues could be resolved.
See Lyall v. University of Washington
, No. 11-2-10291-2.In March and April 2011, Noah sent emails to his mother in which he called Lyall a“serial accuser.” Simon then began forwarding his emails to Lyall’s attorneys and to former associates of Lyall, as well as sending them emails herself, in which Simon claimed that Lyallwas persecuting her son, that Lyall had made similar accusations against others, that Lyall wasmentally ill, suffering from borderline personality disorder, criminally insane, obsessed with
To distinguish between mother and son, the Court will refer to Sarah Simon as “Simon” but continue torefer to Noah Simon by his first name.