Henry Bramwell

Personal

Birthday: 
9/3/1919
Birthplace: 
Brooklyn, NY
Date of Death: 
5/28/2010
Race or Ethnicity: 
African American
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army, 1941-1945
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of New York, 1953-1961
Associate counsel, New York State Rent Commission, 1961-1963
Special hearing officer for conscientious objectors, U.S. Department of Justice, 1965-1966
Judge, Civil Court of the City of New York, 1966, 1969-1975; assistant administrative judge, 1974-1975

Education

Name of School: 

Brooklyn Law School

Brooklyn Law School (BLS) is a law school founded in 1901. It is located in Brooklyn Heights, New York City, in the United States, and has approximately 1,100 students.

The Dean of the law school is Nicholas W. Allard, who assumed the role in 2012, as well as the role of president in 2014. Brooklyn Law School’s faculty includes 64 full-time professors, 6 emeriti faculty, and a number of adjunct faculty, many of whom are preeminent legal scholars.

In 2013, 94% of the law school's first-time test takers passed the bar exam, placing the law school third-best among New York's 15 law schools. Of 382 graduates in 2014, nine months after graduation 38 were unemployed, and 7 were of unknown employment status. Alumni have relocated to 49 states and over 25 countries after graduation.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1948

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
Court Name: 

New York Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
Gerald Ford
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
12/26/1974
Retirement from Active Service: 
10/1/1987
Termination Date: 
5/28/2010
Termination Reason: 
Death
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