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By John Fritze, The Baltimore Sun | March 11, 2013
Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan will visit a new, $112 million building next month that will house the University of Baltimore School of Law, school officials said Monday. The John and Frances Angelos Law Center, which has been under construction since 2010 and is an anchor of development in the North Charles Street corridor, will also host Gov. Martin O'Malley and Maryland Court of Appeals Chief Judge Robert M. Bell during a series of opening celebrations next month.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | July 19, 2014
Richard W. "Dick" Bourne, a colorful longtime University of Baltimore law professor who retired earlier this year, died July 12 of pancreatic cancer at his Pylesville farm. He was 71. "He was a wonderful colleague and one of those special men who told you what they thought with good will and a twinkle in their eye," said Robert L. Bogomolny, who recently retired as president of the University of Baltimore. "He retained Southern speech patterns and had extraordinarily good values, and cared deeply about his students and the school," said Dr. Bogomolny.
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By Fred Rasmussen and Fred Rasmussen,Sun Staff Writer | April 10, 1994
Samuel Cooper, a retired law professor who as a young lawyer in New York represented Franklin D. Roosevelt when he established his presidential library, died Tuesday of cancer at his Pikesville home. He was 79.He had taught contracts, mortgages, suretyship, legal accounting, corporate taxation and securities regulation at the University of Baltimore Law School from 1972 until his retirement in 1985.In describing his friend and associate, college president H. Mebane Turner, said, "Both the students and his colleagues had great respect for him. He was the consummate professor, and I had the privilege of knowing him for many years -- he was a close personal friend and associate.
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By Erica L. Green, The Baltimore Sun | December 29, 2013
Nicholas James Kiladis, a former contracts administrator for the Maryland Transit Administration, died Dec. 25 at Oak Crest, a long-term care facility in Parkville, of complications from a brain injury he suffered in November 2012. He was 79. Mr. Kiladis was born in Somerville, Mass., in 1934 to Greek immigrants. He graduated from Somerville High School, where he participated in glee club and marching band, while also working at his father's diner in East Boston. He obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in aeronautical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass., in 1956 and went to work for the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., where he was employed for three years.
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May 18, 1992
G. Denmead LeViness, a Baltimore attorney known for television ads in which he proclaimed himself an honest lawyer, died Saturday at Sinai Hospital after collapsing at his Roland Park home. He was 57.An autopsy is being done to determine the cause of death.Services for Mr. LeViness will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow at St. David's Episcopal Church, 4700 Roland Ave.At the close of his television commercials, which aired on local stations for the past four years, an off-camera voice asked, "What kind of a lawyer are you, Denny LeViness?"
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By John Fritze, The Baltimore Sun | April 24, 2013
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, a Baltimore native, will deliver the commencement address at the University of Baltimore law school in May, the congresswoman's office said Wednesday. Pelosi, a California Democrat, will also be awarded an honorary law degree. The former House Speaker gave the keynote graduation address at Goucher College in 2005 and spoke at Hopkins in 2009. Pelosi is the daughter of former Baltimore Mayor Thomas D'Alesandro Jr. Her brother, Thomas D'Alesandro III, also served as mayor.
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August 13, 1991
Carroll W. Royston, a lawyer and former state legislator, died at his Lutherville home of complications due to circulatory and kidney failure. He was 77.Services for Mr. Royston will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow at the Towson United Methodist Church Chapel, 501 Hampton Lane.The Sparrows Point native attended Gettysburg College and the University of Baltimore Law School, where he received his degree in 1938.Mr. Royston worked as a trial magistrate in Dundalk between 1947 and 1950. He was a member of the House of Delegates from 1950 to 1953.
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November 11, 2002
Elmer L. McConkey, an attorney who practiced law for more than 40 years, died Saturday of cardiac arrest at Maryland General Hospital. The Arbutus resident was 73. Born and raised in Baltimore, Mr. McConkey graduated from Catonsville High School in 1946 and enlisted in the Navy, where he was a quartermaster third class on two battleships until 1948. That year, he married the former Thelma E. Irish. He attended the University of Maryland, and after three years, went directly to the University of Baltimore Law School, where he graduated in 1955.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,fred.rasmussen@baltsun.com | December 25, 2008
Anne K. Pecora, a lawyer and retired University of Baltimore law professor whose legal practice encompassed elder law, environmental protection and civil rights, died Dec. 15 of a brain hemorrhage at Maryland General Hospital. She was 62. Anne Kluge was born in Buffalo, N.Y., and raised in Orlando, Fla., and Severna Park. She was a 1964 graduate of Severna Park High School and earned a bachelor's degree in political science and economics from the University of Maryland, College Park in 1968.
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February 5, 2003
Eugene A. Alexander, who practiced law in Baltimore for more than half a century, died of heart disease Saturday at Morningside House in Ellicott City. He was 91. Born and raised in Frederick County, Mr. Alexander attended Mount St. Mary's College in Emmitsburg. He graduated from the University of Baltimore Law School in 1940, and passed the bar exam that year with the second-highest score. He embarked on a 55-year career that included trial work and estate law. He once told his daughter Jane Noonan of Ellicott City, "There has never been an occasion in 50 years that I did not look forward to coming to work," she said yesterday.
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September 18, 2013
Former Harford County Councilman Bob Cassilly has filed as a candidate for Maryland Senate, District 34, representing the southern and eastern parts of the county. Cassilly served on the Harford County Council until 2006, when he was called to active duty as a major in the Army for service in Iraq, leading efforts to establish a provincial level government in Saddam Hussein's hometown, Tikrit. Cassilly served three, year-long tours in Iraq with the Departments of Defense and State.
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By Steve Kilar, The Baltimore Sun | August 9, 2013
Over the past 35 years, Baltimore architect Glenn Birx has nurtured a global career without having to leave the firm he started at in 1978. At Ayers Saint Gross, Birx has had the opportunity to work on projects as diverse as the construction of a hospital in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and the transformation of ruins in the ancient walled city of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, into a museum. "There's always new things to learn," said Birx, Ayers Saint Gross' chief operating officer. Not only do his projects offer variety, but the business itself is also constantly changing, offering new challenges: "The way we did buildings in 1978 is completely different from the way we do buildings in 2013.
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By John Fritze, The Baltimore Sun | May 1, 2013
President Barack Obama has named an Annapolis man to head the multibillion-dollar grant program through which the Federal Emergency Management Agency helps local governments prepare for disasters. Brian Kamoie, 41, will oversee a vast portfolio of federal grants used by states and cities to prevent and respond to terrorism and other disasters, the White House said. Kamoie was most recently senior director for preparedness policy on the White House national security staff. Kamoie takes control of the FEMA grant program as the Obama administration pursues a controversial consolidation of $2 billion in preparedness funding it says will streamline a system that grew unwieldy following the attacks of Sept.
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By John Fritze, The Baltimore Sun | April 24, 2013
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, a Baltimore native, will deliver the commencement address at the University of Baltimore law school in May, the congresswoman's office said Wednesday. Pelosi, a California Democrat, will also be awarded an honorary law degree. The former House Speaker gave the keynote graduation address at Goucher College in 2005 and spoke at Hopkins in 2009. Pelosi is the daughter of former Baltimore Mayor Thomas D'Alesandro Jr. Her brother, Thomas D'Alesandro III, also served as mayor.
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By Ian Duncan, The Baltimore Sun | March 28, 2013
Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts said Thursday that he is planning to change the way police get eyewitnesses to pick out suspects, citing research that shows current techniques can lead to cases of mistaken identity. Batts said he wants officers to show witnesses one picture of a possible suspect at a time, instead of in groups. He said the change, along with a few others. could significantly improve the reliability of the identifications that police use to make their cases.
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By John Fritze, The Baltimore Sun | March 11, 2013
Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan will visit a new, $112 million building next month that will house the University of Baltimore School of Law, school officials said Monday. The John and Frances Angelos Law Center, which has been under construction since 2010 and is an anchor of development in the North Charles Street corridor, will also host Gov. Martin O'Malley and Maryland Court of Appeals Chief Judge Robert M. Bell during a series of opening celebrations next month.
NEWS
December 13, 1991
Robert C. Harrison, retired head of recreational land acquisition for the state Department of General Services, died Thursday of cancer at the home of his son in Bethesda.Services were being held at 11 a.m. today at the Levinson funeral establishment, 6010 Reisterstown Road.Mr. Harrison, who was 79, lived in the Park Towers West Condominium.He retired about 15 years ago from the state post he had held for about seven years.A lawyer, he had earlier served as an assistant city solicitor in Baltimore for 15 years, handling land condemnation cases.
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April 13, 1992
Carroll Paul Martin, an attorney in the Baltimore area for a half-century, died Saturday of cancer at Carroll County General Hospital in Westminster. He was 79.Services for Mr. Martin, a former president of the Baltimore County Bar Association, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Eline Funeral Home, 11824 Reisterstown Road in Reisterstown.In the late 1940s, he served as secretary to the Baltimore County commissioners. He was a deputy county solicitor in the early 1950s and helped organize the local government's new legal department.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | July 22, 2012
Francis X. Pugh Sr., a former assistant attorney general for the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation, where he had been chief counsel, died July 17 of cardiac arrest at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury. The longtime Timonium resident was 80. The son of a Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co. worker and a homemaker, Mr. Pugh was born in Baltimore and raised on Virginia Avenue. He was a 1946 graduate of Loyola High School and earned his bachelor's degree in 1950 from what is now Loyola University Maryland.
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