- Court vacates board’s unexplained denial of reciprocal license for military spouse
- 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
Illinois’ central licensing agency announced in November it will simplify the process of applying for licenses for people with criminal convictions. Among other changes, the amount of intimidating ‘legalese’ language on application forms will be reduced. These changes are part of a large plan by Governor Bruce Rauner’s administration and the Illinois Criminal Justice Reform Commission to help former convicts gain employment in Illinois, where many occupations require licensure.
Full story by Molly Parker via The Southern