- Automatic expungement trend gives clean slate to license applicants facing criminal background checks
- Board hid investigators’ actual caseload with fake data for Auditor
- Massage therapy board fell short in handling of complaints, public information, and license issuance
- Discipline upheld for attorney who tried to mislead investigators by mixing up two clients with the same name
- Deviation from sample collection rules not prejudicial to licensee defendant
- Court okays testimony from former board member but remands discipline case over expansion of charges during hearing
- Court denies special relief to applicant who blamed insufficient counsel in earlier criminal conviction involving dishonesty
In a November 3 ruling, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas dismissed several charges that the National Conference of Bar Examiners, the Texas Board of Law Examiners, and the Law School Admissions Council discriminated against an applicant with disabilities by failing to provide requested him with testing accommodations for taking the bar exam. But the court allowed some of the applicant's claims against the defendants to survive.
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