Oral History

The Hon. Charles Opper 1984, 120 pages

Documenting the life and career of Charles Opper (b. 1915), a Toronto-area lawyer who became a judge in 1964. Interview topics include: University of Toronto; Osgoode Hall; Articling; Opper's practice; becoming a judge; first case as magistrate, Edward John Beattie; select Toronto magistrates; the Charter of Rights; Young Offenders Act. Interview conducted by Christine J.N. Kates. File includes three audio cassette recordings from a series of three interviews and a transcript with index (120 p.).

Date Completed: 05/05/1984

Status: Please contact Osgoode Society for more information

Interviewer: Christine J.N.Kates

Occupation: Judge

Number of pages: 120

Read more about: Ontario Court of Justice

Archive Details

Archive Link: https://aims.archives.gov.on.ca/scripts/mwimain.dll/144/DESCRIPTION_WEB/WEB_DESC_DET?SESSIONSEARCH&exp=sisn%2065112

Archive Code: C 81-1-0-34

Title: Interview with Charles Opper

Date: May. 1984

Description: Textual records, Sound recordings

Physical Description: 1 file of textual records (includes 3 audio cassettes (ca. 270 minutes))

Restrictions: Open except for p. 74, paragraph 3, which is closed until his death

Container Info: (Textual records located in container B436865; sound recordings located in container B436509)