- Automatic expungement trend gives clean slate to license applicants facing criminal background checks
- Board hid investigators’ actual caseload with fake data for Auditor
- Lenient discipline overturned because tribunal did not include required layperson
- Interim suspension order overturned for reliance on dated allegations
- Court affirms decision that attorney inappropriately engaged in legal practice by managing his law firm during suspension
- Decision to forgo further discipline returned to regulator for lack of explanation
- Licensee may challenge age disenrollment in court
A Pennsylvania court, in a March 27 decision, overturned a decision by the state's medical board to deny a license to an applicant who had been convicted of controlled substances charges, ruling that the board improperly construed the applicant's testimony as to his limited role in the events leading to his conviction as a lack of remorse.
The board also failed to elaborate on a finding that the applicant was no longer technically competent, the court found.
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