- Automatic expungement trend gives clean slate to license applicants facing criminal background checks
- Board hid investigators’ actual caseload with fake data for Auditor
- Licensee not entitled to second evidentiary hearing after 11 years of procedural up-and-downs
- Discipline upheld against psychologist who gave patient file to opposing counsel in lawsuit
- Complainant cannot force board to let him testify against licensee
- Formal recommendation by hearing examiner not required in order to revoke a license
- Licensee cannot dodge obligation to adhere to trade standards through provision in contract with customer
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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