Files consist of oral history records documenting the life and career of Wishart Spence (1904-1998), a Toronto lawyer who lectured at Osgoode Hall from 1930-1946, later joining the Supreme Court of Ontario in 1950, and the Supreme Court of Canada (1963-1978). Interview topics include: Osgoode Hall Law School; early law practice; Supreme Court of Ontario; High Court of Justice, 1950; Supreme Court of Canada; Truscott Case; select cases; opinions on Chief Justices of SCC. Interview conducted by Christine J.N. Kates. File includes 10 audio cassette recordings from a series of five interviews and a transcript with index (220 p.).
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C 81-1 Osgoode Society Oral History Programme - General Programme interview files
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