William George Morrow

William George Morrow, LL.B. (Alberta, 1939), practised law in Edmonton for some 20 years before he first travelled to the North West territories to act as volunteer defence counsel in 1960. In 1966 he was appointed a judge of the Territorial Court of the Northwest Territories, and over the next decade travelled some 50,000 kilometres a year on Canada’s longest and most arduous judicial circuit. ┬áHe was not only a highly respected judge, but also became a champion of the interests of the Inuit.

Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History Books

Northern Justice: The Memoirs of Mr. Justice William G. Morrow , (University of Toronto Press and The Osgoode Society, 1995).