Oral History

The Hon. James Felstiner 1997, 169 pages

Documenting the life and career of James Felstiner (b. 1932), a lawyer who became Registrar and Clerk of Juvenile Court of Metro Toronto in 1967, and was later appointed as a Provincial Court Judge (1970). Interview topics include: Haverford College; Harvard Law School; Law Clerk, Juvenile Court of Washington, DC, 1958-1959; School of Social Work, University of Toronto, 1959-1961; street worker in Toronto; Registrar & Clerk of Juvenile Court of Metro Toronto, 1976; judges in Toronto; appointment as Provincial Court Judge, 1970; Young Offenders Act; move to North York. Interview unknown. File includes four audio cassette recordings from a series of two interviews and a transcript with index (169 p.).

Status: Open

Occupation: Judge, Judge

Number of pages: 169

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%2065319

Archive Code: C 81-4-0-42

Title: Interviews with James Felstiner

Date: Feb. 1997 - Mar. 1997

Description: Textual records, Sound recordings

Physical Description: 1 file of textual records (includes 4 audio cassettes (ca. 240 minutes))

Restrictions: Open subject to restrictions

Container Info: (Textual records are located in container B437271; sound recordings are located in container B436905)

Location: Interview conducted as part of the Provincial Court (Criminal) Project.