Quebec ruling shows obtaining punitive damages against police remains ‘high bar,’ says law prof

By Luis Millán (December 23, 2022, 11:24 AM EST) -- The challenge for plaintiffs to obtain punitive damages against police was plainly illustrated yet again according to legal experts after four victims of the 2012 election shooting in a Montreal downtown venue that targeted then-premier-elect Pauline Marois of the Parti Québécois won a partial victory following a court decision that awarded them nearly $300,000 in pecuniary and non-pecuniary damages....
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