- 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 litigious ex-private investigator licensee had no valid legal argument in making an appeal of a case in which he alleged that board members and staff of Louisiana's private investigator board defamed him during an earlier trial on another defamation claim, a state appellate court ruled April 1. Given the deficient argument, board defendants were entitled to sanctions against the investigator, as well as all legal costs related to the appeal.
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