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Dental Practice Acts: Filing of Charges Condition Precedent to Revocation Proceedings.—
The Illinois Department of Registration and Education, without any formal charges having been first filed with it, instituted revocation proceedings against Kalman, Niedermeyer and another, all licensed dentists employed by the Chicago Dentists. The department served notice on each of the dentists that on a stated day it would investigate his actions to determine whether or not he had obtained money by false or fraudulent representations or had been guilty of dishonorable conduct or of certain other unprofessional acts. The three dentists then filed a bill in the superior court, Cook County, to enjoin the department and its dental committee from proceeding further in the matter. The court sustained a demurrer interposed by the defendants and dismissed the bill, whereupon Niedermeyer appealed to the Supreme Court of Illinois.The Illinois Civil Administrative Code, as amended, defines the procedure to
Medicolegal. JAMA. 1934;103(18):1404. doi:10.1001/jama.1934.02750440064043