- Automatic expungement trend gives clean slate to license applicants facing criminal background checks
- Board hid investigators’ actual caseload with fake data for Auditor
- Licensee not entitled to second evidentiary hearing after 11 years of procedural up-and-downs
- Discipline upheld against psychologist who gave patient file to opposing counsel in lawsuit
- Complainant cannot force board to let him testify against licensee
- Formal recommendation by hearing examiner not required in order to revoke a license
- Licensee cannot dodge obligation to adhere to trade standards through provision in contract with customer
An appellate court in Massachusetts, in a May 9 decision, overturned a sanction issued against a real estate appraiser after the state’s appraiser board disciplined the licensee as a repeat offender, despite the fact that he had not been previously disciplined (Long v. Board of Registration of Real Estate Appraisers).
After the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Real Estate Appraisers sanctioned licensee Steven Long for failing to disclose a seventeen-year-old conviction for driving under the influence on a license renewal application . . .
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