- Automatic expungement trend gives clean slate to license applicants facing criminal background checks
- Board hid investigators’ actual caseload with fake data for Auditor
- Failure to cite professional code as evidence was error, but not fatal error
- Remote exam proctoring violates civil rights, California ACLU maintains
- FBI: Impostors posing as regulators threaten medical licensees nationwide with license suspension
- Case against board for refusal to retroactively renew license can continue
- Therapy degree is insufficient for general counseling license, but requiring degree to mention “counseling” is arbitrary
A federal judge refused to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a first-year law student against the state bar of Florida claiming that its mental health evaluation process for bar applicants violated two federal statutes: the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Hobbs vs. Florida Board of Bar Examiners) .
The applicant's ADA claims presented legitimate questions, the judge held June 16, and the question of whether the state had waived liability to suit under the Rehabilitation Act had . . .
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