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Protecting Clients and their Right to Sue Police and Public Authorities

Falconers LLP lawyer and managing associate Asha James, was published in “For the Defense”, the journal of the Criminal Lawyers’ Association. James’ article illustrates the intricacies of trying to preserve a client’s civil rights during...

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Empathy In Sentencing

Falconers LLP lawyer Anthony Morgan was interviewed on Metro Morning, CBC Radio on June 13, 2016. Morgan shared his thoughts on why he believed Ontario Superior Court of Justice Edward Morgan came determined that a conditional sentence was appropriate ...

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The cost of fighting for police accountability: Ruth Schaeffer

Levi Schaeffer, who suffered from schizophrenia, was killed by police in a remote camping area in 2009; Douglas Minty, a 59 year-old man with developmental disabilities, was also killed by police in 2009. The Schaeffer and Minty families were represented ...

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G20 CASE NOT OVER: GOORTANI PENALTY APPEAL TO PROCEED

On June 7 2016 Adam Nobody, represented by lawyers Julian Falconer and Marc Gibson of Falconers LLP, was granted leave to appeal the punishment of Defendant Constable Babak Anadalib-Goortani. A forfeiture of five days’ pay was levied against Cst. Andali...

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Debwewin First Nation Jury Review Committee Meeting June 14 & 15

The Debwewin First Nation Jury Review Committee meets in Toronto June 14-15 at Convocation Hall in the Law Society of Upper Canada. The First Nation Jury Review Committee was one of the key recommendations from Justice Iacobucci’s report, First Nation...

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Falconers LLP travels to clients

Falconers LLP is proud to have the capacity to fly to remote communities to serve our clients.    

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NAN Granted Seat At The Table: Immediate Relief Submissions

On May 19, 2016, Nishnawbe Aski Nation filed Immediate Relief Submissions with the Human Rights Tribunal in the matter of First Nations Child and Family Caring Society and Assembly of First Nations v. Attorney General of Canada.  Falconers LLP is acting ...

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The Value of Cultural Assessments

Lawyer Anthony Morgan, of Falconers LLP, was interviewed on CBC’s The Current sharing his thoughts on why Black Canadians need pre-sentencing cultural assessments. Morgan said we must understand the various factors which lead these individuals to e...

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NAN offers closing submissions in First Nations Youth Inquest

Nishnawbe Aski Nation offered its closing submissions in the First Nations Youth Inquest in Thunder Bay yesterday.  Acting on behalf of Nishawbe Aski Nation, lawyers Meaghan Daniel and Julian Falconer, of Falconers LLP, encouraged the jury to “be c...

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Falconers LLP Congratulates Samantha Ramage and Elysia Petrone-Reitberger

                CONGRATULATIONS!   Today, our articling students, Samantha Ramage and Elysia Petrone-Reitberger, graduated from the Lakehead University Bora Laskin Faculty of Law.  We offer them our most heartfelt congratulations and best wi...

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Closing Submissions at First Nations Youth Inquest in Thunder Bay

Closing submissions begin next week at the Inquest into the Deaths of Seven First Nations Youth in Thunder Bay.  The closing submissions will be webcast and can be viewed  by clicking here.  Please note that you must use either Internet Explorer or Moz...

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