Tag: Maryland

Owners’ Counsel of America Welcomes New Members

Posted on Feb 7, 2013 in News & Events

The Owners’ Counsel of America welcomed two new member-attorneys in January. Anthony H. Misseldine, Esq. of Jackson White, P.C. in Mesa joined as the Arizona representative and Joseph P. Suntum, Esq. of Miller, Miller & Canby in Rockville joined as the Maryland representative of OCA. Mr. Suntum succeeds his partner, James L. Thompson, Esq., who has been named an Emeritus Member of the association.

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OCA Announces Two Crystal Eagle Award Recipients for 2010

Posted on Jan 29, 2010 in News & Events

The Owners’ Counsel of America (OCA) will honor two journalists in 2010 with the Crystal Eagle Award for their remarkable journalism and unwavering effort to be critical and objective, specifically with respect to their investigative reportage and balanced analysis regarding the government’s use of eminent domain.

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Maryland’s Governor signed emergency eminent domain legislation

Posted on Apr 15, 2009 in News & Events

On Monday, Maryland’s House voted 93-43 to pass emergency eminent domain legislation allowing the State to condemn the horse racing assets of Magna Entertainment. Yesterday, O’Malley signed SB 1072 (Chapter 3 of the 2009 Legislative Session) into law, effective April 14, 2009. SB 1072 authorizes “the State to acquire by purchase or condemnation the private property rights relating to the Pimlico Race Course, the track known as Laurel Park, the Bowie Race Course Training Center, the name, copyrights, service marks, trademarks, trade names, contract rights, business entities, stocks and horse racing events that are associated with the Preakness Stakes and its trophy, the Woodlawn Vase, and certain other private property.”

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