Interviews with John Brooke

Reference Code: File - C 81-1-0-146
Title: Interviews with John Brooke
Date of Creation: 2000-2001
Physical Description:

1 file of textual records. - 8 audio cassettes (ca. 8 hours)

Forms Part of: C 81-1 - Osgoode Society Oral History Programme - General Programme interview files
Scope and Content:

File consists of oral history records documenting the life and career of John Brooke (b. 1928), a lawyer who was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1961. He was appointed to the High Court of Justice in 1963, and the Court of Appeal in 1969. Interview topics include: family background and history; Osgoode Hall Law School; Chair, Legal Aid Advisory Committee; cases as counsel; arbitrations; administration of High Court cases; Divisional Court; Justices of the Court of Appeal; and select cases, among others. File consists of eight audio cassette recordings and a transcript with index (165 p.).

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