- 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 appear in person at board’s deliberations to decide sanctions against her on remand
- Antitrust violations not necessarily crimes of moral turpitude
- Board lacked authority to discipline physician after license expired
- Sanction upheld for engaging, paying suspended fellow licensee as consultant
- MD’s standard-of-care defense not relevant to ruling on criminal sexual misconduct
The State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners in Texas has been heavily criticized by a report carried out by the Texas Sunset Advisory Commission, which periodically reviews state agencies. One member of the commission, State Sen. Kirk Watson, described the board as being "in a shambles." Among the criticisms faced by the board are the time and money wasted by its single-minded pursuit of enforcement action against a shelter veterinarian over the death of a dog in legal action that was ultimately won by the . . .
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