- 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 federal court in Alabama, in an April 2 decision, dismissed most claims of a group of plaintiffs challenging a cease-and-desist letter from the state's dental board informing them that their tele-dentistry practice was violating state unlicensed practice laws.
The court, however, did allow claims brought under the federal Sherman Antitrust Act and the U.S. Constitution's Dormant Commerce Clause to proceed.
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