- 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
The state agency regulating teachers successfully proved the seemingly-damning facts of its case against a former high school principal, but failed to elaborate on the appropriate professional standards, the Court of Appeals of Oregon found December 28.
The court overturned a decision by the state Teacher Standards and Practices Commissions to discipline a licensee because the commission had failed to formally establish why the proven facts mattered.
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