- 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
The Supreme Court of Mississippi, in a January 22 ruling, overturned a decision by the state’s Department of Insurance to deny a license-renewal application by a bail agent based on his conviction for marijuana possession more than 30 years prior (Chunn v. Mississippi Department of Insurance).
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