Carolyn Johnson reports on 3 doctors still practicing medicine, even though they appear on the Sex Offender Registry. And to make matters worse, the Medical Boards don't warn patients that they appear on the list. Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational or personal use tips the balance in favor of fair use.