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Coroners’ board has no power to review misconduct

Regarding the question of what is and what isn't a professional licensing board, the Wyoming Supreme Court removed the state's Board of Coroner Standards from the former category, holding in a January 8 decision that, despite a section of the board's authorizing statute which empowers the board to review and refer coroners' conduct, the board had no authority to enforce its standards, and thus no power to investigate breaches of those standards.

Regarding the question of what is and what isn't a professional licensing board, the Wyoming Supreme Court removed the state's Board of Coroner Standards from the former category, holding in a January 8 decision that, despite a section of the board's authorizing statute which empowers the board to review and refer coroners' conduct, the board had no authority to enforce its standards, and thus no power to investigate breaches of those standards.

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