- 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
The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, in a July 10 ruling, affirmed a hearing examiner's decision to deny a prospective licensee the opportunity to introduce "moral character" letters to prove suitability for licensure because the letters were deemed to be hearsay (Gray v. Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs, State Board of Medicine).
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