Terry Skolnik
Affiliated Scholar
Wilf Hall 521

Terry Skolnik is an assistant professor at the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law and an affiliate scholar with the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (CHRGJ). He was previously a scholar in residence at CHRGJ (2016-2018), a law clerk for the Honorable Justice Russell Brown at the Supreme Court of Canada (2015-2016), a lecturer at the civil law section of the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law (2013-2014), and a police officer with the Service de police de la ville de Montréal (Montreal Police Service) (2012-2013).

Terry Skolnik is in the final stages of completing the SJD. at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Law as a SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier doctoral research fellow (2016-2018) and as a FRQSC doctoral research fellow (2014-2015). He is a graduate of the University of Cambridge where he studied as a Commonwealth Trust Scholar (LLM., 2013), and the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law (LLL, summa cum laude, 2012).

His primary research interests include criminal law, legal philosophy, constitutional law, criminal evidence and procedure, poverty law, human rights, property law, and the intersection between those fields.

In addition to English, he is fluent in French, Italian, and Hebrew.


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