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Professional Licensing

Unorthodox Treatments Lead to License Suspension - State Bd. of Med. Examiners v. Burzynski, 917 S.W.2d 365 (Tex. App. 1996)

California may license and regulate mental health professionals - National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis v. California Board of Psychology, 228 F.3d 1043, (9th Cir. 2000)

Taking a Professional Licensing Exam as a Significant Life Activity under the ADA - Bartlett v. New York State Bd. of Law Examiners, 226 F.3d 69 (2nd Cir.(N.Y.) 2000)

Reviewing Physician Entitled to Quasi-Judicial Absolute Immunity - Ostrzenski v. Seigel, 177 F.3d 245 (4th Cir. 05-24-1999)

Standards for Reinstatement of a Revoked License - Ramirez v. Texas State Board of Medical Examiners, 995 S.W.2d 915 (Tex.App. Dist.3 06-30-1999)

Standard of Proof for License Revocation - Larsen v. Commission on Medical Competency, 585 N.W.2d 801 (N.D. 11-03-1998)

No ERISA Preemption of BOME Regulation of Medical Decisionmaking - Murphy v. Board of Medical Examiners, 949 P.2d 530, 190 Ariz. 441, 247 Ariz. Adv. Rep. 35 (Ariz.App.Div.1 07-15-1997)

State may ban physician-assisted suicide - Vacco v. Quill, 117 S. Ct. 2293 (U.S. 1997) and Washington v. Glucksberg, 521 U.S. 702 (1997)

Standards for Reinstatement of a Revoked License - Burkhalter v. Texas State Bd. of Medical Examiners, 918 S.W.2d 1 (Tex.App. 1996)

Physician Disciplined for Breach of Standard of Care - Krueger v. Board of Professional Discipline of Idaho State Bd. of Medicine, 836 P.2d 523, 122 Idaho 577 (Idaho 1992)

No Exceptions to Medical Licensing for Religious Healers - Board of Medical Quality Assurance v. Andrews, 211 Cal. App. 3d 1346, 260 Cal. Rptr. 113 (Cal.App.Dist.6 06-29-1989)

Nurse Disciplined for Telling Patient about Alternative Treatments (court reverses) - Tuma v. Board of Nursing, 100 Idaho 74, 593 P.2d 711 (Idaho Apr 17, 1979)

Standards for supervision of nursing practice - Sermchief v. Gonzales, 660 S.W.2d 683 (Mo. 1983) - Guide to Sermchief v. Gonzales, 660 S.W.2d 683 (Mo. 1983)

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