Oral History

The Hon. Richard Batten 1995, 49 pages

Documenting the life and career of Richard Batten (b. 1928), a Toronto-area lawyer who was made a Deputy Magistrate in 1966, and a full Magistrate five months later. Interview topics include: Osgoode Hall Law School; early practice; Deputy Magistrate, 1966; Magistrate; early cases; Provincial Magistrates Association. Interview conducted by Christine J.N. Kates. File includes two audio cassette recordings, transcript with index (49 p.), and unsigned copies of correspondence and release forms.

Status: Open

Occupation: Judge

Number of pages: 49

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%2065310

Archive Code: C 81-4-0-33

Title: Interview with Richard Batten

Date: Oct. 1995

Description: Textual records, Sound recordings

Physical Description: 1 file of textual records (includes 2 audio cassettes (ca. 90 minutes))

Restrictions: Closed until 11 Oct. 2010

Container Info: (Textual records are located in container B436764; sound recordings are located in container B436905)

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