- Automatic expungement trend gives clean slate to license applicants facing criminal background checks
- Board hid investigators’ actual caseload with fake data for Auditor
- Massage therapy board fell short in handling of complaints, public information, and license issuance
- Discipline upheld for attorney who tried to mislead investigators by mixing up two clients with the same name
- Deviation from sample collection rules not prejudicial to licensee defendant
- Court okays testimony from former board member but remands discipline case over expansion of charges during hearing
- Court denies special relief to applicant who blamed insufficient counsel in earlier criminal conviction involving dishonesty
The Court of Appeals of Oregon, in an April decision, settled uncertain case law regarding the standard of proof necessary to prove fraud or misrepresentation against a licensee, settling on a "preponderance of the evidence" standard, which requires only evidence showing that such conduct is more likely than not.
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