- 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
Illinois has altered a 2011 law that barred all convicted felons from having or obtaining a professional license in the state, says the Washington Post in an August 26 article. Rather than a blanket ban on all felons, licensing boards for many professions will now consider individuals on a case-by-case basis. Sex offenders were not affected by the new changes.
Article: The law said an ex-felon couldn’t be a nurse. So this single mom got the law changed, by Colby Itkowitz for The Washington Post.