Files consist of oral history records documenting the life and career of Arthur Downes (b. 1927), Justice of the Peace (1978-). Interview topics include: early life, education and career; Justice of the Peace (1978-); bail courts (1980); levels of Justices of the Peace; Provincial Offences Act (1979); kinds of cases; non-presiding work; Justice of the Peace Association; lawyers as Justices of the Peace. Interview conducted by Christine J.N. Kates. File includes eight audio cassette recordings from a series of five interviews, a transcript with index (238 p.), and a copy of a release form.
Interview conducted as part of the Justice of the Peace Project.
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C 81-4 Osgoode Society Oral History Programme - Special Projects interview files
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