Professor Friedland was asked by the Centre of Criminology and the Faculty of Law to give the John Edwards Memorial Lecture for 2003. This provided an opportunity to write an early draft of his memoirs, My Life in Crime and Other Academic Adventures, which he had been thinking about writing since finishing the University of Toronto history project. Over the summer he did a very long version of the lecture (the final count was over 37,000 words, with earlier drafts of around 25,000 words.) Then, for the lecture itself, he made a shorter version of about 15,000 words, followed by a much shorter version that could be delivered in 40 minutes or so. The article that appeared in the Criminal Law Quarterly was a somewhat revised version of the 15,000 word paper and was not the lecture as delivered. These files contain correspondence, notes, and drafts of the lecture, which was somewhat altered for Professor Friedland’s 2004 Life Learning lecture. The versions adapted for the Criminal Law Quarterly article appear in Series 5.
Some post-2003 addresses in B2014-0029 and B2020-0008 appear in Series 5 and 7, where they were placed by Professor Friedland.