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Julian Falconer has the honour of presenting at Northwestern University’s annual Human Rights Conference: the largest student-run, student-attended human rights conference in the United States

Evanston, Illinois – Julian Falconer has the honour of presenting on a panel at the Northwestern University Community for Human Rights (NUCHR)’s 18th Annual Conference, held virtually on January 24, 2021. This student-led conference brings together hu...

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ONTARIO SEEKS TO ESCAPE LIABILITY FOR ISKATEWIZAAGEGAN NO. 39 INDEPENDENT FIRST NATION’S CLAIM AGAINST ONTARIO/CITY OF WINNIPEG FOR COMPENSATION FOR DAMAGES ARISING FROM WATER-TAKING BY CITY OF WINNIPEG

On January 20, 2021, Falconers LLP will be appearing before Justice Perell on behalf of the Plaintiff, Iskatewizaagegan No. 39 Independent First Nation (“IIFN 39”) to defend against Ontario’s Motion to Strike IIFN 39’s claim against Ontario. IIFN ...

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MAMAKWA-MCKAY INQUEST TO CONSIDER VIDEO DEPICTING ACTS PROVING SYSTEMIC RACISM

Dino Kwandibens dragged into TBPS Jail Booking Room, Aug. 2, 2014 (Coroner’s Motion Record, Tab 3A, Time Stamp 10m15s) On January 14, 2021, Asha James and Julian Falconer appeared before the Inquest into the deaths of Don Mamakwa (Kasabonika Lake First ...

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Don Mamakwa and Roland McKay Inquest Motion Hearing – YOUTUBE Link

http://www.youtube.com/occinquests Please use above link to access live Don Mamakwa and Roland McKay Inquest Motion Hearing. Inquest Scope (FINAL September 10 2020)

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MILLER FAMILY WILL HOLD PRESS CONFERENCE FOLLOWING RELEASE OF SENTENCING DECISION FOR CONVICTED TORONTO POLICE OFFICER MICHAEL THERIAULT

On Thursday November 5, 2020, at 2:15pm, the Miller Family and their legal counsel Julian N. Falconer will hold a press conference by teleconference, following the release of Justice Joseph Di Luca’s sentencing decision for convicted Toronto Police Cons...

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JUSTICE DI LUCA TO RENDER SETENENCING DECISION FOR CONVICTED TORONTO POLICE CONSTALBE MICHAEL THERIAULT ON NOVEMBER 5, 2020

On November 5, 2020, Justice Joseph Di Luca will render his sentencing decision for convicted Toronto Police Service Constable Michael Theriault. Constable Michael Theriault was convicted on June 26, 2020, for an assault in relation to an attack on Dafont...

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DAFONTE MILLER AND HIS FAMILY DELIVER VICTIM IMPACT STATEMENTS AT THERIAULT SENTENCING HEARING

On Friday, September 25, 2020, at 9:30am, Dafonte Miller and his family will deliver their Victim Impact Statements to the court during the sentencing submissions in R. v. Michael Theriault. Justice Di Luca will not be rendering a  sentencing decision on...

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Systemic Racism in Policing in Canada: Julian Falconer Appears Before the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security

On August 14, 2020, Julian Falconer of Falconers LLP appeared before the House of Commons’ Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security to speak to the topic of systemic racism in policing in Canada. Drawing from lessons learned over hi...

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Dafonte Miller and the R. v. Theriault Verdict and Appeal: Julian Falconer Insists That the Justice System Must Learn to Factor in the Role of Racism

Julian Falconer of Falconers LLP spoke recently with journalist Aidan MacNab of the Law Times on the Crown’s decision to appeal the verdict in R. v Theriault, a case involving the brutal assault in December 2016 of Dafonte Miller, a Black youth, by ...

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OIPRD REPORT REVEALS THAT COVER-UP AT TORONTO POLICE SERVICE KEPT CHIEF SAUNDERS IN THE DARK

On August 6, 2020, the Office of the Independent Police Review Director (“OIPRD”) delivered its report regarding a complaint made by Dafonte Miller, through counsel, against Chief of Police of the Toronto Police Service (“TPS”) Mark Saunders. Dafo...

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FALCONER CALLS FOR FEDERAL ROYAL COMMISSION OF INQUIRY INTO POLICING IN WAKE OF CONVICTION OF PC THERIAULT

Julian Falconer speaks with national media following the conviction of Police Constable Michael Theriault for assaulting Dafonte Miller. Julian spoke to the media about the journey to this verdict, and the importance of continuing the ongoing fight for po...

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POLICE CONSTABLE MICHAEL THERIAULT “GUILTY” of ASSAULT: JUDGE CONVICTS TORONTO POLICE OFFICER FOR BRUTAL BEATING OF BLACK YOUTH

Superior Court Justice Joseph Di Luca has found Police Constable Michael Theriault guilty of assault in relation to the attack on Dafonte Miller on December 28, 2016. Dafonte suffered catastrophic injuries, including the loss of his left eye. Falconers LL...

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