Description of File or Item:

Interviews with Archie Campbell
Dates of Creation
Physical Description
1 file of textual records. - 12 audio cassettes (ca. 12 hours)
Scope and Content

File consists of oral history records documenting the life and career of Justice Archie G. Campbell (1942-2007), former Assistant Deputy Attorney General, Policy, (1978-1981) and judge for the Supreme Court of Ontario and the Ontario Superior Court of Justice from 1986 to the time of his death in April of 2007. This interview concerns his personal and professional history and was conducted as part of the Attorney General Project. Interview topics include: early years; differences between Crown Law Officers and Crown Attorneys; White Paper on Courts Administration; Justices of the Peace and court reform; Policy Branch early days; process of Cabinet submissions; Crown Law Office; impact of Charter on Ontario Statutes; white collar crime prosecution; Aboriginal issues; Ministry Estimates Process; review of 1981-1983 Annual Report; race relations; report on class actions and Attorney Generals and Deputy Attorney Generals, among others. File includes twelve audio cassette recordings and a transcript with index (261 p.).


Interviews conducted as part of the Attorney General Project.

Interviewer: Cynthia Smith

File/Item Ref. Code
C 81-4-0-145
File or Item Forms a Part of

This file or item forms a part of the following group of records:

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

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File or Item Restriction
No restrictions on access
Location and ordering information
Textual records are located in: C 81-4 , barcode B826137. sound recordings are located in: C 81-4 , barcode B826140.

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