Oral History

The Hon. Patrick Galligan 2001, 368 pages

Documenting the life and career of Patrick Galligan (b. 1930). Interview topics include: family background; early schooling; Osgoode Hall (1952-1956); junior, Malcolm Robb; junior, Varcoe, Duncan & Associates; Mirsky, Soloway, Assaly & Houston (1957); litigation practice, negligence, Ottawa; cases; Director, Legal Aid, Ottawa (1959-1960); lecturer, Ottawa Law School; appointment to High Court; appointment to Court of Appeal; retirement; Homolka Inquiry. Interviewer unknown. File includes 12 audio cassette recordings from a series of five interviews, a transcript with index (368 p.), and a copy of a release form.

Status: Open

Occupation: Judge, Judge

Number of pages: 368

Read more about: Ontario Court of Appeal

Archive Details

Archive Link: https://aims.archives.gov.on.ca/scripts/mwimain.dll/144/DESCRIPTION_WEB/WEB_DESC_DET?SESSIONSEARCH&exp=sisn%2065372

Archive Code: C 81-4-0-95

Title: Interviews with Patrick Galligan

Date: 01-May

Description: Textual records, Sound recordings

Physical Description: 2 files of textual records (includes 12 audio cassette recordings (ca. 690 minutes))

Restrictions: Closed until 12 Nov. 2017

Container Info: (Textual records are located in container B436532; sound recordings are located in container B436677)

Location: Interview conducted as part of the Court of Appeal Project.