Terry Skolnik

Scholar in Residence (email)

 

Terry Skolnik is an SJD candidate at the University of Toronto, faculty of law, where he is studying as a SSHRC Joseph Armand Bombardier Doctoral Scholar, FRQSC Doctoral Scholar, and University of Toronto Faculty of Law Graduate Research Fellow. His thesis examines how law affects the dignity of homeless people differently than individuals with access to housing. His research interests include criminal law, evidence, legal theory/philosophy, property law, political theory, and economic and social rights. He is a graduate of the University of Ottawa (L.L.L., summa cum laude, 2012) and the University of Cambridge (L.L.M., 2013), where he studied as a Cambridge Commonwealth Trust Scholar.

Prior to his affiliation with the CHRGJ, he worked as a law clerk at the Supreme Court of Canada for the Honourable Justice Russell Brown (2015-2016), as a part-time professor at the University of Ottawa faculty of civil law (2013-2014), and as a police officer with the Montreal Police Service (2012-2013).