Faisal Bhabha, an associate professor of law at Osgoode Hall Law School at York University in Toronto, said Cooley “should be seriously considering a civil action for malicious prosecution and unlawful detention by the police.”

“It appears there never was a basis for the charge to be laid. Any alleged basis was clearly improper and quite likely discriminatory,” Bhabha said. “The laying of the charge would have had a chilling effect on the free exercise of Charter rights in the city and across the country. Therefore, the police should investigate to determine how such an error was made.”

  • @c0c0c0
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    93 months ago

    Depending on who you talk to, it actually might. Even this phrase, a sensible request for freedom on its face, is absolutely a call for the dissolution of Israel to some who use it. Finding an innocent in the conflict, outside of a maternity ward, is mighty challenging.