Description of File or Item:

Interviews with James Felstiner
Dates of Creation
Feb. 1997 - Mar. 1997
Physical Description
1 file of textual records (includes 4 audio cassettes (ca. 240 minutes))
Scope and Content

File consists of oral history records documenting the life and career of James Felstiner (b. 1932), a lawyer who became Registrar and Clerk of Juvenile Court of Metro Toronto in 1967, and was later appointed as a Provincial Court Judge (1970). Interview topics include: Haverford College; Harvard Law School; Law Clerk, Juvenile Court of Washington, DC, 1958-1959; School of Social Work, University of Toronto, 1959-1961; street worker in Toronto; Registrar & Clerk of Juvenile Court of Metro Toronto, 1976; judges in Toronto; appointment as Provincial Court Judge, 1970; Young Offenders Act; move to North York. Interview unknown. File includes four audio cassette recordings from a series of two interviews and a transcript with index (169 p.).


Interview conducted as part of the Provincial Court (Family) Project.

File/Item Ref. Code
C 81-4-0-42
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
Open subject to restrictions
Location and Ordering Information
Textual records are located in container B437271; sound recordings are located in container B436905 Note this information for retrieval of this item.To help you find what you need, also note the File/Item Ref. Code and/or the Creator Ref. shown above.