Interview with Charles Opper

Reference Code: File - C 81-1-0-34
Title: Interview with Charles Opper
Date of Creation: May 1984
Physical Description:

1 file of textual records (includes 3 audio cassettes (ca. 270 minutes))

Scope and Content:

File consists of oral history records documenting the life and career of Charles Opper (b. 1915), a Toronto-area lawyer who became a judge in 1964. Interview topics include: University of Toronto; Osgoode Hall; Articling; Opper's practice; becoming a judge; first case as magistrate, Edward John Beattie; select Toronto magistrates; the Charter of Rights; Young Offenders Act. Interview conducted by Christine J.N. Kates. File includes three audio cassette recordings from a series of three interviews and a transcript with index (120 p.).

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Forms Part of: C 81-1 - Osgoode Society Oral History Programme - General Programme interview files
Restrictions on Access:

Open except for p. 74, paragraph 3, which is closed until his death

Location and Ordering Information: Textual records located in container B436865; sound recordings located in container B436509
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