Files consist of oral history records documenting the life and career of Walter Bell (b. 1923), a Toronto-area lawyer who appointed a judge in 1981. Interview topics include: University of Toronto; World War II; University of Toronto Law School; move to British Columbia, 1948-1949; articling; partner, Poole, Bell, & Porter, 1958-1959; appointment to bench, 1981; early days on the court in London; Charter of Rights; Young Offenders Act; court reform. Interviewer unknown. File includes five audio cassette recordings from a series of three interviews and a transcript with index (220 p.).
Interview conducted as part of the Provincial Court Project.
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C 81-4 Osgoode Society Oral History Programme - Special Projects interview files
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