- 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
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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