- Automatic expungement trend gives clean slate to license applicants facing criminal background checks
- Board hid investigators’ actual caseload with fake data for Auditor
- Lenient discipline overturned because tribunal did not include required layperson
- Interim suspension order overturned for reliance on dated allegations
- Court affirms decision that attorney inappropriately engaged in legal practice by managing his law firm during suspension
- Decision to forgo further discipline returned to regulator for lack of explanation
- Licensee may challenge age disenrollment in court
When Anne Mitchell, a registered nurse at Winkler County Memorial Hospital in Kermit, Texas, decided to file an anonymous complaint about a physician with the state medical board last April, the last thing she expected was to be arrested, lose her job, and find herself charged with a third-degree felony. But in a turn of events that different professional licensing experts have called "bizarre," "absurd," "unprecedented," and "outrageous," that's exactly what happened.
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