Interviews with Patrick Galligan

Reference Code: File - C 81-4-0-95
Title: Interviews with Patrick Galligan
Date of Creation: May 2001
Physical Description:

2 files of textual records (includes 12 audio cassette recordings (ca. 690 minutes))

Scope and Content:

Files consist of oral history records documenting the life and career of Patrick Galligan (b. 1930). Interview topics include: family background; early schooling; Osgoode Hall (1952-1956); junior, Malcolm Robb; junior, Varcoe, Duncan & Associates; Mirsky, Soloway, Assaly & Houston (1957); litigation practice, negligence, Ottawa; cases; Director, Legal Aid, Ottawa (1959-1960); lecturer, Ottawa Law School; appointment to High Court; appointment to Court of Appeal; retirement; Homolka Inquiry. Interviewer unknown. File includes 12 audio cassette recordings from a series of five interviews, a transcript with index (368 p.), and a copy of a release form.

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

Closed until 12 Nov. 2017


Interview conducted as part of the Court of Appeal Project.

Location and Ordering Information: Textual records are located in container B436532; sound recordings are located in container B436677
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