- 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
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The Texas Supreme Court has ruled that licensed marriage and family therapists are, in fact, able to diagnose a client’s emotional, mental and behavioral problems. The Texas Occupations Code, which in 1994 began to allow these diagnoses to be made, was challenged by a 2008 lawsuit that claimed that it was dangerous to allow such diagnoses to be made by people without a medical license.
Full story by Ryan Kocian via Court House News
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