Oral History

The Hon. Sydney Harris 1995, 137 pages

Documenting the life and career of Sydney Harris (b. 1917), a Toronto-area lawyer who became a judge in 1977. Interview topics include: University of Toronto; Osgoode Hall Law School; articling; early practice; Harris and Rubenstein, 1949-1976; select cases; Canadian Jewish Congress, President, 1974-1977; opinion of death penalty; select cases; Body Politic case; effect of the charter; R. v. Ciccarelli. Interview conducted by Christine J.N. Kates. File includes five audio cassette recordings from a series of two interviews and a transcript with index (137 p.).

Status: Open

Occupation: Judge, Judge

Number of pages: 137

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%2065299

Archive Code: C 81-4-0-22

Title: Interviews with Sydney Harris

Date: Mar. 1995

Description: Textual records, Sound recordings

Physical Description: 1 file of textual records (includes 5 audio cassettes (ca. 270 minutes))

Restrictions: None

Container Info: (Textual records are located in container B437264; sound recordings are located in container B436746)

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