- Automatic expungement trend gives clean slate to license applicants facing criminal background checks
- Board hid investigators’ actual caseload with fake data for Auditor
- Licensee claims of malicious prosecution not dismissible as frivolous
- Admissions from unrelated case cannot be used in board action against man practicing without a license
- Proving deceptive professional conduct does not require establishing common law elements of fraud
- Rejected applicant not eligible to seek contents of investigatory file after giving up on application process
- Board has power to issue summary suspension while discipline case pending
In a February 4 decision, the Arkansas Supreme Court dismissed an appeal by a disciplined doctor who had filed a separate suit seeking to prevent the state’s medical board from imposing discipline (Ahmad v. Beck, 2016 WL 447919).
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