Interviews with Phil Baker

Reference Code: File - C 81-4-0-34
Title: Interviews with Phil Baker
Date of Creation: Nov. 1995 - Jan. 1996
Physical Description:

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

Forms Part of: C 81-4 - Osgoode Society Oral History Programme - Special Projects interview files
Scope and Content:

File consists of oral history records documenting the life and career of Phil Baker (b. 1926), a Toronto-area lawyer who was appointed a Magistrate in 1962, and was made a Provincial Court Judge in 1968. Interview topics include: World War II; University of Toronto; Osgoode Hall Law School; articling; sole practice, Kingston, 1954-1962; appointment as Magistrate, 1962; Provincial Court Judge, 1968; Senior Judge, Southeastern Ontario; Charter of Rights; effect of Young Offenders Act; Judges Association. Interviewer unknown. File includes five audio cassette recordings from a series of two interviews and a transcript (166 p.) with index.

Restrictions on Access:

Closed until 30 Jan. 2011


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

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Location and Ordering Information: Textual records are located in container B437271; sound recordings are located in container B436905
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