A Dallas justice of the peace in 1963, Brown held an inquest into the death of Officer Tippit and issued search warrants for several assassination-related locations. His father, the late Judge Joe B. Brown, presided over the Jack Ruby trial in 1964. Recorded March 2, March 14 and May 19, 2004, and January 24, 2007.
Judge Brown passed away on July 30, 2013.