- 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 Supreme Court of Idaho, in a March 23 decision, reversed discipline imposed by the state’s medical board against a doctor who the board had simply determined suffered “some level of impairment.”
In order to restrict the doctor’s license under the state’s Disabled Physician Act, the court held, the board was required to name a specific mental illness and determine how that illness made the physician a danger to the public (Mena v. Idaho State Board of Medicine).
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