The Hon. Abraham Lieff 1979, 376 pages
Documenting the life and career of Abraham Lieff (1903-2007), a lawyer who served as Assistant Crown Attorney (1935-1937), Magistrate of Carleton County (1939-1945), Justice of the Supreme Court of Ontario (1963-1978), and Commissioner of the Supreme Court of Ontario (1978-1990). Interview topics include: family background; articling; Osgoode Hall Law School; Politics, Liberal Party; Magistrate, 1937- 1946; appointment to bench; development of family law from 1926; select family law cases as judge; select criminal cases; select real estate cases. Interview conducted by Christine J.N. Kates. File includes eight audio cassette recordings from a series of five interviews, a transcript with index (376 p.), news clippings, holograph notes regarding court cases, and forms relating to the Osgoode Society Oral History Programme.
Occupation: Judge, Judge
Number of pages: 376