Description of File or Item:

Interview with James Karswick
Dates of Creation
Physical Description
1 file of textual records. - 7 audio cassettes (ca. 390 minutes)
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.).


Interview conducted as part of the Provincial Court Project.

Interviewer: Christine Kates

File/Item Ref. Code
C 81-4-0-132
File or Item Forms a Part of

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C 81-4 Osgoode Society Oral History Programme - Special Projects interview files

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Location and ordering information
Textual records are located in: C 81-4 , barcode B826137. sound recordings are located in: C 81-4 , barcode B826126.

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