- 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 appear in person at board’s deliberations to decide sanctions against her on remand
- Antitrust violations not necessarily crimes of moral turpitude
- Board lacked authority to discipline physician after license expired
- Sanction upheld for engaging, paying suspended fellow licensee as consultant
- MD’s standard-of-care defense not relevant to ruling on criminal sexual misconduct
A state medical board investigator who cooperated with local law enforcement, using the implicit threat of license sanctions to coerce testimony from a physician that led to his criminal conviction, violated the physician's Fifth Amendment right to freedom from self-incrimination, an Ohio appellate court ruled June 24. The ruling made evidence from the interview inadmissible (State v. Gideon).
In 2017, the Ohio State Medical Board . . .
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