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