Meet our team

Kristopher Kinsinger, JD, LLM

Kristopher Kinsinger, JD, LLM

National Director

Kristopher Kinsinger is the national director of the Runnymede Society and the managing editor of The A.V. Dicey Law Review. Kristopher received his JD from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2019, where he was the recipient of several scholarships and prizes, before completing his articles of clerkship with a national law firm in Waterloo, Ontario. He was called to the Ontario Bar in 2020, and received his LLM from McGill University in 2021 on a Joseph Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship and with the Pilarczyk Graduate Award in Law. Kristopher’s research is focussed on fundamental freedoms, constitutional architecture, and Canadian legal history. His writing has appeared in periodicals such as The Supreme Court Law Review, Constitutional Forum, and the National Post. Kristopher currently serves on the board of directors of Christian Legal Fellowship and as an officer with the Canadian Bar Association’s Constitutional and Human Rights Section.

Maxime St-Hilaire, LLM, LLD

Maxime St-Hilaire, LLM, LLD

Quebec Director

Maxime St-Hilaire holds a doctorate in law (LLD) from Laval University and is an associate professor at the Faculty of Law at Université de Sherbrooke, where he teaches constitutional law and legal philosophy. In 2021, he won this University’s research and creation award, in the human sciences category, for his book titled Les Positivismes juridiques au XXe siècle. Normativismes, sociologismes, réalismes (PUL, 2020). In 2014, he won the ‘’Prix Minerve 2014’’ award for his book titled La lutte pour la pleine reconnaissance des droits ancestraux: problématique juridique et enquête philosophique (Yvon Blais, 2015). He co-edited, with Joanna Baron, the book/special-issue Attacks on the Rule of Law from Within (Lexis/SCLR, 2019), and edited a special issue on the German philosopher “Axel Honneth and the Law” for Droit et Société in 2011. Professor St-Hilaire has published more than thirty five articles and chapters, among numerous other publications in scholarly and media sources, and given more than sixty talks around the world. He visited numerous research centres and universities, among which the Marc Bloch Centre (Berlin), the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (Oslo), the Louvain Global College of Law (Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium), and SciencePo’s Law School (Paris). While a doctoral student, he served as law clerk to the hon. Marie Deschamps J., at the Supreme Court of Canada (2009-10), after an internship at the Venice Commission (2007-8).

Amit Singh, MA, JD

Scholar-in-Residence (Major Fellow)

Amit Singh is a legal theorist and litigator. Amit’s research applies philosophical insights to issues of legal doctrine, with a particular focus on property law and Aboriginal and Indigenous law. His work appears in the Canadian Journal of Law & Jurisprudence, McGill Law Journal, Osgoode Hall Law Journal, Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal, Supreme Court Law Review, and other fora. Amit practiced international arbitration and commercial litigation in New York – first at Shearman & Sterling LLP, and then at litigation boutique Holwell, Shuster & Goldberg LLP. Amit is a JD graduate of the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, where he served as Editor-in-Chief of both the Journal of Law & Equality and the Indigenous Law Journal and won the Dean’s Key. In addition to the John (Jack) Major Fellowship, Amit received a Fulbright Scholarship and the Canadian Bar Association’s Viscount Bennett Fellowship for his graduate studies at Yale Law School.

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