- Automatic expungement trend gives clean slate to license applicants facing criminal background checks
- Board hid investigators’ actual caseload with fake data for Auditor
- Governor cites alleged cost to business in vetoing new licensing bill
- Licensing scheme for ship pilots, alleged to be monopolistic, is upheld
- Third-party licensee has no standing to challenge granting of license to another
- Board erred by denying hearing to applicant who pled constitutional issues
- Requirement that animal chiropractor be supervised by veterinarian upheld
The New York State Board of Law Examiners is an arm of an agency that accepts federal funding and the board is thus not entitled to immunity under the Eleventh Amendment of the Constitution for suits under the federal Rehabilitation Act, a federal judge ruled September 18 (T.W. v. New York State Board of Law Examiners).
The board denied an aspiring attorney (who is not named in court documents) her requested accommodations when she took the state's bar exam in 2013 and 2014 . . .
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