- 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 physician's discrimination claim based on a lifetime monitoring requirement, imposed on her by the state medical board over her diagnosis of bipolar disorder, may proceed, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana decided October 12 (Ford v. La. State Bd. Of Med. Examiners). The court rejected the state medical board's motions to dismiss the suit.
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