Interview with Richard Batten

Reference Code: File - C 81-4-0-33
Title: Interview with Richard Batten
Date of Creation: Oct. 1995
Physical Description:

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

Scope and Content:

File consists of oral history records 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.

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Forms Part of: C 81-4 - Osgoode Society Oral History Programme - Special Projects interview files
Restrictions on Access:

Closed until 11 Oct. 2010


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

Location and Ordering Information: Textual records are located in container B436764; sound recordings are located in container B436905
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