CHARNEY LAW IN THE MEDIA

January 17, 2020

Man sues for jail beating by mental health inmate

News Jul 17, 2014 by Brian Caldwell Waterloo Region Record MILTON — A former Kitchener man is suing the provincial government and a psychiatrist for $6 million after he was almost beaten to death by another inmate in jail. Douglas Tulloch, 29, was in custody on charges of […]
January 17, 2020

Const. James Forcillo trial marks a historic moment in Canada

By Wendy Gillis Tuesday, October 13, 2015 When James Forcillo walks through the doors of a downtown Toronto courthouse Tuesday, the constable will follow a path few Canadian police officers have taken. The short, stocky 32-year-old cop will fight his way through a throng of cameras and reporters, […]
January 17, 2020

SIU investigates after family alleges Toronto police brutally beat man who later died

Toronto police show up in riot gear, with shields, battering ram CBC News · Posted: Nov 19, 2015 5:30 AM ET | Last Updated: March 23, 2017 By Laura Fraser Family alleges Toronto police brutally beat man who later died Toronto police show up in riot gear, with […]
January 17, 2020

Beau Baker’s family pleased by ruling to name officer involved in fatal shooting

Justice Patrick J. Flynn said “neither an anonymity order nor a publication ban are necessary” CBC News · Posted: Oct 31, 2018 Beau Baker’s mother is pleased with a superior court decision that will prevent the officer involved in her son’s death from remaining anonymous during an upcoming […]
January 17, 2020

From victim to victor: Markland family settles with police after cops raid wrong home ‘I had to fight because I couldn’t let it go down like that’

December 13, 2019 CBC by Samantha Craggs When people type the names of Pamela Markland’s kids into Google, they get two words: “raid victims.” Now the Hamilton mom wants a new word to show up: “victor.” Markland has reached a settlement with Hamilton and Toronto police related to […]
January 17, 2020

Justice for victims of disgraced Hamilton cop

Published: December 14, 2019 TORONTO SUN Craig Ruthowsky was a disgrace as a cop. And there are few things crawling this planet worse than a dirty cop. A bully and a thief packing a .9 mm, with a badge being the only thing differentiating him from a low-rent […]
January 17, 2020

Jermaine Carby’s family suing Peel police for $12 million

SEPTEMBER 28, 2016 by Wendy Gillis and Jacques Gallant Two years after Jermaine Carby was fatally shot by police following a traffic stop, his family has filed a $12 million lawsuit alleging racial profiling by the Peel officers involved. Two years after Jermaine Carby was fatally shot by […]