Henry Luesing Brooks

Personal

Birthday: 
12/9/1905
Birthplace: 
Louisville, KY
Date of Death: 
12/30/1971
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Louisville, Kentucky, 1929-1954
U.S. Naval Reserve lieutenant, 1942-1945
Judge, Jefferson County [Kentucky] Circuit Court, 1946-1948
Faculty, Jefferson School of Law, 1948-1952

Education

Name of School: 
University of Wisconsin
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1927
Name of School - Second: 

University of Louisville, Louis D. Brandeis School of Law

The mission of the Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville is: To conduct a program of legal education providing students with opportunities to: Receive an outstanding legal education through a curriculum that develops the student's knowledge of the basic principles of public and private law, skills of legal analysis, oral and written communication, legal research and other fundamental skills necessary to pass the bar examination and to achieve effective participation in the legal profession; Understand diverse perspectives that influence and are influenced by the law and its institutions, through a diverse faculty and student body, and through legal research and scholarship; Understand their ethical responsibilities as representatives of clients, as officers of the court, and as public citizens responsible for the quality and availability of justice; Engage in significant faculty scholarship developing the law and informing public policy; and Serve as an active partner with the community and the legal profession in addressing significant issues.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1929

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky
Court Name: 

Kentucky Western District Court

President Nominating: 
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
8/21/1954
Termination Date: 
12/12/1969
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
12/11/1969
Termination Date - Second: 
12/30/1971
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
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