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- Board appeals malpractice ruling that undermined its 2016 revocation of doctor’s license—and wins
- Revocation and $430,000 in fines and legal costs upheld for “massive” fraud by doctor
- Federal court allows suit over lifetime monitoring of licensee with psychiatric condition to proceed
- Court overturns revocation for 2007 child sexual assault conviction
Iowa teachers who are found to be drunk at work will now have to be reported to the state’s licensing board, under a new state law. Until now, a drunken teacher could simply be charged with public intoxication. The bill bringing in these changes was filed in response to a high profile 2015 case where a teacher had blood alcohol levels over twice the legal limit, but was not reported to the licensing board until her court case demanded it.
Full story by Mackenzie Ryan via The Des Moines Register