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The Court of Appeals of Oregon, in a November 22 ruling, overturned a decision by the state’s psychology board revoking the license of a psychologist without allowing her a hearing.
The board had denied the licensee a hearing on the grounds that the findings of an earlier hearing, concerning an emergency license suspension, precluded the licensee from contesting the facts of the case, but the court said the stakes of a discipline hearing were different and allowed further fact-finding.
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