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[photo, Arrie W. Davis, Court of Special Appeals Judge] ARRIE W. DAVIS, Judge, Court of Special Appeals, 6th Appellate Circuit (Baltimore City), December 27, 1990 to July 22, 2010. Retired July 22, 2010. Member, Legislative Committee, 1989-91, Executive Committee, 1995-97, and Civil Law and Procedure Committee, 1998-2001, Maryland Judicial Conference. Board of Directors, 2000-07, and Instructor, New Judges' Orientation, 2000-, Judicial Institute of Maryland. Member, State Commission on Criminal Sentencing Policy, 2000-14.

Associate Judge, Baltimore City Circuit Court, 8th Judicial Circuit, June 3, 1983 to December 26, 1990. Member, Committee to Study Sentencing and Correctional Alternatives for Women Convicted of Crime, 1987-88.

Associate Judge, District Court of Maryland, District 1, Baltimore City, March 2, 1981 to June 2, 1983.


Bailiff to Supreme Bench of Baltimore, 1968-69. Assistant State's Attorney, Baltimore City, 1970-71. Assistant Attorney General, Criminal Appeals Division, 1971-79; counsel to Division of Correction, Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, 1979-81.

Born in Baltimore, Maryland, July 21, 1940. Attended Frederick Douglass Senior High School, Baltimore, Maryland; Morgan State College, B.A., 1963; New York University, M.A., 1966; University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., 1969. Law clerk to Judge Joseph Carter and Master Harry Sachs, 1968-69. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1969; U.S. District Court for District of Maryland, 1972; U.S. Court of Appeals for 4th Circuit, 1972; U.S. Supreme Court, 1973; District of Columbia Bar, 1988. Member, Maryland State, Baltimore City, Monumental City and J. Franklyn Bourne Bar Associations. Chair, Harry A. Cole Judicial Council. Member, Maryland Bar Foundation, 1999-; Baltimore City Bar Foundation. Member, Wranglers Law Club, 1998-. Business Law Instructor, Morgan State University, 1971-81. Law Instructor, Villa Julie College, 1972-80. English teacher, Baltimore City public schools. Swimming coach, Edmondson Senior High School. Water safety instructor, American Red Cross. Legal Excellence Award, Waring Mitchell Law Society of Howard County, 1994. Legacy for Excellence in Litigation Award, Snyder Center, University of Baltimore School of Law, 2003. Legal Excellence Award, J. Franklyn Bourne Bar Association, 2004. Alumnus of the Year, University of Baltimore School of Law, 2004. Recognized as Distinguished Alumnus of Frederick Douglass Senior High School by Baltimore City Council, 2005. Hall of Fame, National Bar Association, 2011. Former member, Board of Directors, Academy of St. James Episcopal Church.

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