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 Transcript Video
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