- Automatic expungement trend gives clean slate to license applicants facing criminal background checks
- Board hid investigators’ actual caseload with fake data for Auditor
- Licensee not entitled to appear in person at board’s deliberations to decide sanctions against her on remand
- Antitrust violations not necessarily crimes of moral turpitude
- Board lacked authority to discipline physician after license expired
- Sanction upheld for engaging, paying suspended fellow licensee as consultant
- MD’s standard-of-care defense not relevant to ruling on criminal sexual misconduct
Bipartisan momentum is building in support of "fair chance licensing" reforms that lift restrictions on granting licensure to people with records, according to a November 2018 report from the National Employment Law Project (NELP), a research organization that advocates broadly for wage, unemployment, and regulatory policies that benefit workers.
About one in four jobs in the U.S now require a license and, commonly, a background check, to practice, NELP notes. This is at a time when mass incarceration has been at its peak and there . . .
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