Established in 1979, the Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History publishes books on Canadian legal history, and creates and preserves an oral history archive. Since 1981 the Society has published more than 115 books on a diverse range of topics in Canadian legal history and has recorded more than 600 oral histories from various members of the legal profession.
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The Osgoode Society’s Oral History Programme is the world’s largest oral history programme dedicated to legal history. Find out more about our oral history archive...Oral History
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2021 Member Selections
by Daniel Rück, Associate Professor of History, University of Ottawa
by Professor Lyndsay Campbell of the University of Calgary
by Professor Colin Campbell of Western University and Robert Raizenne of Osler Hoskin
edited by Professors Martine Valois (University of Montreal), Ian Greene (York University), Craig Forcese (University of Ottawa), and Peter McCormick (University of Lethbridge)