File consists of oral history records documenting the life and career of Richard Batten (b. 1928), a Toronto-area lawyer who was made a Deputy Magistrate in 1966, and a full Magistrate five months later. Interview topics include: Osgoode Hall Law School; early practice; Deputy Magistrate, 1966; Magistrate; early cases; Provincial Magistrates Association. Interview conducted by Christine J.N. Kates. File includes two audio cassette recordings, transcript with index (49 p.), and unsigned copies of correspondence and release forms.
Interview conducted as part of the Provincial Court (Criminal) Project.
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C 81-4 Osgoode Society Oral History Programme - Special Projects interview files
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