File consists of oral history records documenting the life and career Hilda McKinley (b. 1927), who graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School and completed her articles of clerkship at the firm of Fraser & Beatty in 1968. From 1969 through 1973, she was an Assistant Professor and then Associate Professor at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law. She was appointed to the Trial Division of the Supreme Court of Ontario in 1983, and was then appointed to the Appeal Division of the Supreme Court of Ontario in 1987. She retired on 1 April 1999. Interview topics include: neighbourhood in Toronto and early education; World War II; Osgoode Hall Law School; University of Toronto Law School, professor; appointment to High Court, Supreme Court of Canada, 1983; circuit work; criminal cases; high court cases; appointment to Court of Appeal and select cases, among other. File consists of nine audio cassette recordings and a transcript with index (327 p.).
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