Interviews with Sidney Linden

Reference Code: File - C 81-4-0-53
Title: Interviews with Sidney Linden
Date of Creation: Aug. 1998 - Sept. 1998
Physical Description:

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

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

Files consist of oral history records 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.).

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Interview conducted as part of the Provincial Court Project.

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Location and Ordering Information: Textual records are located in container B436903; sound recordings are located in container B436845
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