- Automatic expungement trend gives clean slate to license applicants facing criminal background checks
- Board hid investigators’ actual caseload with fake data for Auditor
- National board federation making accreditation decision does not act with state authority
- Casino magnate loses appeal of disciplinary ruling when he appealed initial, not final order in his case
- FAA revocation of commercial pilot reinstated after NTSB reduced discipline
- Court had discretion to withhold judgment on challenge of board authority until discipline charges against licensee resolved
- Board not required to name specific subsection of law in notice of discipline
A resident attorney who practiced only federal law before the United States Patent and Trademark Office could nevertheless be disciplined by the state’s courts because his representation of clients in the state met the definition of “practice” as found in the state’s lawyer regulations, the West Virginia Supreme Court ruled June 5.
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