- 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
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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