Description of File or Item:

Interviews with Patrick Galligan
Dates of Creation
May 2001
Physical Description
2 files of textual records (includes 12 audio cassette recordings (ca. 690 minutes))
Scope and Content

Files consist of oral history records documenting the life and career of Patrick Galligan (b. 1930). Interview topics include: family background; early schooling; Osgoode Hall (1952-1956); junior, Malcolm Robb; junior, Varcoe, Duncan & Associates; Mirsky, Soloway, Assaly & Houston (1957); litigation practice, negligence, Ottawa; cases; Director, Legal Aid, Ottawa (1959-1960); lecturer, Ottawa Law School; appointment to High Court; appointment to Court of Appeal; retirement; Homolka Inquiry. Interviewer unknown. File includes 12 audio cassette recordings from a series of five interviews, a transcript with index (368 p.), and a copy of a release form.


Interview conducted as part of the Court of Appeal Project.

File/Item Ref. Code
C 81-4-0-95
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
Closed until 12 Nov. 2017
Location and Ordering Information
Textual records are located in container B436532; sound recordings are located in container B436677 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.