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Tuesday, June 18, 2024 | Back issues
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Online therapy

WASHINGTON — In a case challenging the District of Columbia’s rules about online therapy, a federal court ruled a Virginia-based counselor’s First Amendment and overbreadth claims may proceed. The disputed licensing requirement, which prohibits the therapist from serving D.C.-based clients, is a “content-based regulation of speech” and the plaintiff adequately alleged it “does not survive strict scrutiny.”

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