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Secret tape of doctor’s interaction with patient was proper, court finds

An Ohio doctor charged with sexual misconduct after one of his patients secretly taped him making inappropriate sexual comments lost his appeal of discipline charges on September 27, when a Court of Appeals in Columbus ruled that the evidence from the camera was properly authenticated and did not violate his due process rights (Larry Lee Smith v. State Medical Board of Ohio).

When a female patient of Larry Lee Smith, a doctor of osteopathy, complained to local police that Smith had plied her with drugs in order to make sexual advances, law enforcement officials outfitted her with a . . .

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