- Automatic expungement trend gives clean slate to license applicants facing criminal background checks
- Board hid investigators’ actual caseload with fake data for Auditor
- Lenient discipline overturned because tribunal did not include required layperson
- Interim suspension order overturned for reliance on dated allegations
- Court affirms decision that attorney inappropriately engaged in legal practice by managing his law firm during suspension
- Decision to forgo further discipline returned to regulator for lack of explanation
- Licensee may challenge age disenrollment in court
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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