- 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 second evidentiary hearing after 11 years of procedural up-and-downs
- Discipline upheld against psychologist who gave patient file to opposing counsel in lawsuit
- Complainant cannot force board to let him testify against licensee
- Formal recommendation by hearing examiner not required in order to revoke a license
- Licensee cannot dodge obligation to adhere to trade standards through provision in contract with customer
It has been 40 years since the U.S. Supreme Court held in Bates v. State Bar of Arizona that the traditional ban on lawyer advertising was unconstitutional. In the intervening years, lawyers have devoted an increasing amount of time and money towards getting their names, faces, and sometimes catchphrases into the public consciousness. Kantar Media’s Campaign Media Analysis Group predicts that in 2017, based on monthly averages, lawyers, law firms and legal-service providers . . .
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