- Examiners, state boards rethinking traditional use of practical exams, scored exams, and live patients
- Default discipline of licensee who sent rebuttal letter prior to filing of disciplinary charges is valid
- Law does not waive sovereign immunity for constitutional claims unless they involve challenge of a state statute
- U.S. court restores emergency health law authorizing discipline of physicians performing abortions
- Architects, CPAs, engineers, surveyors push back against licensing deregulation campaigns
Jackson, MS could soon have a lot of its boards, commissions and agencies under one roof, if the advice of a recent legislative watchdog committee report is taken. The report, carried out by the Joint Legislative Committee on Performance Evaluation and Expenditure Review, or PEER, suggests that a lot of the services and organizations could be run more efficiently by moving into buildings currently owned by the state and sharing resources.
Full story by Geoff Pender via the Clarion Ledger