Oral History

The Hon. Sidney Linden 1998, 401 pages

Documenting the life and career of Sidney Linden (b. 1938), a Toronto-area lawyer who was appointed Chief Judge in 1990. Interview topics include: University of Toronto; University of Toronto Law School; articling; junior, Thomson, Rogers; General Counsel, Civil Liberties Association; Criminal Lawyers Association; first Police Complaints Commissioner, 1978; Executive Director, Canadian Auto Workers, 1985-1987; appointment as Chief Judge, 1990; effect of Askov decision; "the Linden Plan: administrative priorities; swearing in as Chief Justice; Ontario Judicial Council. File includes 11 audio cassette recordings from a series of four interviews and a transcript with index (401 p.).

Status: Open

Occupation: Judge, Judge

Number of pages: 401

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%2065330

Archive Code: C 81-4-0-53

Title: Interviews with Sidney Linden

Date: Aug. 1998 - Sept. 1998

Description: Textual records, Sound recordings

Physical Description: 3 files of textual records (includes 11 audio cassettes (ca. 600 minutes))

Restrictions: None

Container Info: (Textual records are located in container B436903; sound recordings are located in container B436845)

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