- 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 California medical board must consider the impossibility defense of a doctor who was subject to an order from a religious court in Lebanon preventing him from leaving that country, after the order placed him in violation of his license probation in California, the California Court of Appeal, Second District, ruled January 28 (Uwaydah v. Superior Court of Los Angeles County, 2016 WL 347263).
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