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Judge Wesley Brown Dies at Age 104

Posted: January 25, 2012 Filed under: Commentary, Law-Related News

Wesley Brown, the oldest sitting federal judge in history, has died. His fascinating story as a jurist is summarized in his obituary. I never had a case in front of Judge Brown, but I saw him in the federal courthouse in Wichita several times during the 1990s while attending hearings and trials in front of other federal judges. Federal courts were more relaxed in those days. Just as I have fond memories of my experiences in the federal court for the District of Kansas, I treasure the stories told about Judge Brown. We should all aspire to be such diligent workers and faithful public servants.

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