File consists of oral history records documenting the life and career of John Sampson (b. 1922), former Crown Attorney for Kingston (1960-1986). Interview topics include: early career; appointment as Crown Attorney (1962); Crown attorneys system; Deputy Attorneys General; Attorneys General; the role of Crown Attorney; inquests; American Association of Prosecutors; American District Attorneys Association; impact of Charter of Rights and Freedoms on role of Crown. Interview conducted by Cynthia Smith. File includes two audio cassette recordings, a transcript with index (58 p.), and a copy of a release form.
Interview conducted as part of the Attorney General Project.
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C 81-4 Osgoode Society Oral History Programme - Special Projects interview files
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