Interview with James Karswick

Reference Code: File - C 81-4-0-132
Title: Interview with James Karswick
Date of Creation: 1-Aug-06
Physical Description:

1 file of textual records. - 7 audio cassettes (ca. 390 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 James Karswick (b. 1934), a lawyer appointed to the Family Court Bench in 1975. This interview was conducted as part of the Provincial Court Project. Interview topics include: family background and education; Junior, Lerner & Lerner, London; Public Trustee’s Office, Toronto, mental patients; Aboriginal case, Hearst, 1967-1968; changes in Family Court judges; Family Court clinic; Domestic Violence Court; changes to Young Offenders Act; Child Welfare cases; and Family Court Judges Association, among others. File consists of seven audio cassette recordings and a transcript with index (203 p.).

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Interview conducted as part of the Provincial Court Project. Interviewer: Christine Kates

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