- Automatic expungement trend gives clean slate to license applicants facing criminal background checks
- Board hid investigators’ actual caseload with fake data for Auditor
- Minority candidates hit harder by architect licensing exam costs, study finds
- Class certification denied for patients suing over licensing of foreign doctor
- Failure to warn of potential license revocation not sufficient basis for ineffective-assistance-of-counsel claim
- Doctor entitled to full hearing on his discrimination charge over order that he enter alcohol abuse treatment program
- Discipline is reinstated after appellant failed to properly challenge evidence
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) signaled the states that it won't back off its antitrust oversight of state professional regulation, in making a major proposal and several comments on state licensing laws during the last months of 2016.
Most significant was the FTC's publication, in a Federal Register notice December 7, of a proposed revision to the 2004 Eyeglass Rule, which opened competition among dispensers of eye products by requiring optometrists and other prescribers to release contact lens prescriptions to patients. Having . . .
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