- Automatic expungement trend gives clean slate to license applicants facing criminal background checks
- Board hid investigators’ actual caseload with fake data for Auditor
- Montana Supreme Court strikes down restriction on advanced practice nurses providing abortions
- Court revokes license of nurse who neglected vulnerable patient
- New Hampshire Supreme Court rules that grandfathered training school required to submit to board audit
- Eighth Circuit upholds dismissal of case challenging enforcement of confidentiality of medical records
- Reversal of license revocation overturned for lack of deference to board’s decision
The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, in a February 16 decision, issued what should be a definitive final ruling in a long-running battle over the state’s ban on physicians asking their patients about gun ownership. After several back-and-forth court decisions, the appellate court ruled the ban unconstitutional, saying that it improperly restricted the speech rights of physicians in the state.
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