- Automatic expungement trend gives clean slate to license applicants facing criminal background checks
- Board hid investigators’ actual caseload with fake data for Auditor
- Board action unauthorized as a matter of law concerning allegations of moral turpitude
- Separation of Powers Doctrine and Sovereign Immunity clarified
- Errors result in reversal of decision to prohibit further reinstatement applications by licensee
- Court of Appeal of Manitoba declined to challenge application judge’s decision
- Court held that the reasoning process for witness evidence admissibility was reasonable
In an October 24 ruling, a federal court rejected a challenge of the Virginia medical practice act by a chiropractor who was sanctioned by the Virginia Board of Medicine. The plaintiff, Yvonne Petrie, brought suit against the board, appealing her sanction and alleging the board's action violated federal antitrust laws, as well as Virginia law (Petrie v. Virginia Board of Medicine).
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