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- Board hid investigators’ actual caseload with fake data for Auditor
- Minority candidates hit harder by architect licensing exam costs, study finds
- Class certification denied for patients suing over licensing of foreign doctor
- Failure to warn of potential license revocation not sufficient basis for ineffective-assistance-of-counsel claim
- Doctor entitled to full hearing on his discrimination charge over order that he enter alcohol abuse treatment program
- Discipline is reinstated after appellant failed to properly challenge evidence
The California State Bar is not required to engage in the significant work of anonymizing data from its bar admissions database that would be needed to release that information to the public while still protecting individual applicants' privacy, a state appellate court ruled August 23 (Sander v. State Bar of California).
The amount and type of work needed to ensure an appropriate level of anonymity would constitute the creation of new records, the court held, a duty not imposed by California's Public Records . . .
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