Interviews with Kent Kirkland

Reference Code: File - C 81-1-0-166
Title: Interviews with Kent Kirkland
Date of Creation: 2004-2005
Physical Description:

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

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 Kent Kirkland (b. 1941), a lawyer and judge. He was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1968 and specialized in family law. He was later appointed to the Family Court Bench in 1979. Interview topics include: University of Western Ontario, 1960-1963; U.W.O. Law School, 1963-1966; early litigation work; effect of 1968 Divorce Act; appointment to Court Bench, 1979; move to criminal cases; child protection cases; Family Court Judges Association; and Youth Court, among others. File consists of five audio cassette recordings and a transcript with index (157 p.).

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