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Falconers LLP Calls for Diversifying SIU Leadership

Falconers LLP lawyer, Anthony Morgan, is quoted in an article on police oversight published in the April 24, 2017 edition of Law Times. In his March 2017 Report of the Independent Police Oversight Review, Justice Tulloch recommended that Ontario move away...

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Ontario Police Services Need Stronger Strategy to Prevent Hate-Motivated Incidents, says Falconers LLP

On April 16, 2017, the CBC’s French language nightly news program, Le Téléjournal, featured an interview with Falconers LLP associate, Anthony Morgan. Morgan provided comment on the recent string of hate graffiti incidents in cities across Ontario...

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Falconers LLP Provides Commentary on the Prospects and Pitfalls of New Police Oversight Report

Justice Michael Tulloch released his government-commissioned review of the three bodies — the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), the Officer of the Independent Police Review Director (OIPRD) and the Ontario Civilian Police Commission (OCPC) — that ove...

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Police Watchdog Shift Toward Diversity Long Overdue

Justice Michael Tulloch released his government-commissioned review of the three bodies — the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), the Officer of the Independent Police Review Director (OIPRD) and the Ontario Civilian Police Commission (OCPC) — that o...

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Public Has Right to Know Names of Cops Who Kill, says Falconers LLP

In an April 3, 2017, Toronto Star article, Julian Falconer of Falconers LLP, advocates that the public has the right to know the names of police officers who have killed a civilian while on duty. Falconer stated, “they are public officials doing pub...

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Canadian Human Rights Tribunal Orders Endorse NAN Immediate Relief Resolutions

Falconers LLP is pleased to report that the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (“Tribunal”) has issued a March 29, 2017, decision in support of Nishnawbe Aski Nation’s (“NAN”), immediate relief resolutions. In doing so, the Tribunal ...

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Denouncing Dual Discrimination: Falconers LLP Highlights Connection Between Anti-Indigenous Hate Crimes and Systemic Racism in Policing

On March 31, 2017, the CBC Radio program, Day 6, featured comments by Julian Falconer of Falconers LLP. Falconer’s comments highlighted the interconnection between anti-Indigenous hate crimes and the persistence of systemic racism in the Thunder Bay Pol...

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Falconers LLP Proposes New Tort Targeting Inadequate Police Training on Use of Lethal Force

Falconers LLP partner, Julian Falconer, and associate, Marc Gibson, have co-authored an article featured in the March 2017 issue of The Litigator, the Journal of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association. Falconers LLP argues that police use of force trainin...

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Police Must Collect Race-Based Data to Help Combat Racism, says Falconers LLP

The Toronto Star recently featured comments by Falconers LLP associate, Anthony Morgan, in a March 19, 2017, article on the issue of police collecting race-based disaggregated data. In support of the police collecting and publishing race-based data, Morga...

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Good Luck Sam!

Today, members of Falconers LLP celebrated Samantha Ramage, who is leaving us to begin her own practice in her home community. Sam joined us a second-year Lakehead University student, did her placement with us, and began her legal career as an associate a...

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THREE DAY HEARING UNDERWAY AT HUMAN RIGHTS TRIBUNAL

From March 22 to 24, 2017, a compliance hearing will be taking place in Ottawa where Nishnawbe Aski Nation (“NAN”), through legal counsel, Falconers LLP, will be advancing issues relating to Indigenous child welfare equity with the Canadian Hu...

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