Personal Interviews and Transcripts: November 2005
Full Title: Interviews, the Judge David Edward Oral History Project.
Creator: Edward, David Alexander Ogilvy, 1934-
Interviewer: Smith, Don C., 1953-
Abstract: In the interviews (accessible by streaming video), Judge Edward provides a personal account of his life as a young boy in Scotland, his years at Oxford University and Edinburgh University School of Law, joining the Scottish Faculty of Advocates, his career as an Advocate, serving as a professor at Edinburgh University, joining the Court of First Instance, and finally serving on the Court of Justice of the European Communities.
Subjects: Childhood and years at school; student at Oxford University and Edinburgh University School of Law; career as an advocate; professor at Edinburgh University; Judge of the Court of First Instance (1989-1992); Judge of the Court of Justice of the European Communities (1992-2004).
|Session I: Early Family Life, University, Law School, National Service, Admission to the Bar||Transcript (PDF)||View Video|
|Session II: The Practice Years: 1962-1985||Transcript (PDF)||View Video|
|Session III: University of Edinburgh Years 1985-1989||Transcript (PDF)||View Video|
|Session IV: Years on the Courts: Part 1 – 1989 – 2004, How the Courts Operated||Transcript (PDF)||View Video|
|Session V: Years on the Courts: Part 2 – 1989 – 2004, Recollections About Membership on the Courts||Transcript (PDF)||View Video|
|Session VI: The Evolution of the European Union||Transcript (PDF)||View Video|
|Session VII: Looking Ahead||Transcript (PDF)||View Video|