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United States v. Edwards, 1996 CCA Lexis 224 (A.C.M. 1996)
This is a United States Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals decision affirming an HIV positive airman's convictions for disobeying the "safe sex" order, aggravated ... More
CHLP Testimony on New York City Council Proposed Resolution No. 710-A, calling on the New York State Legislature to pass A.2736/S.1379, Prohibiting Condom Possession as Evidence of Criminal Offenses.
The New York City Council's Committees on Civil Rights and Immigration held a joint hearing on June 18, 2013, on Proposed Resolution No. 710-A, calling on the New York ... More
United States v. Jones, 44 M.J. 103 (C.A.A.F. 1996)
This U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces (CAAF) decision affirmed the conviction of the appellant, an HIV positive Lance Corporal in the U.S. Marine Corps, for ... More
U.S. v. Walker, ACM 29757, 1993 WL 245166 (A.C.F.M.R. 1993)
In this U.S. Air Force Court of Military Review decision, the court upheld a security policeman's convictions of attempted aggravated assault by engaging in ... More
United States v. Barrows, 48 M.J. 783 (A. Ct. Army Crim. App. 1998)
In this U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals decision, a military appeals court affirmed a soldier's convictions for disobeying a lawful order issued by a superior ... More
United States v. Ebanks, 29 M.J. 926 (A.F.C.M.R. 1989)
This 1989 U.S. Air Force Court of Military Review decision affirmed the appellant's, an HIV positive Senior Airman in the U.S. Air Force, three convictions of willful ... More
United States v. Goldsmith, A.C.M 31172, 1995 WL 730266 (A.F. Ct. Crim.App. 1995)
This U.S. Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals opinion affirms an earlier holding in United States v. Joseph, 37 M.J. 392 (C.M.A. 1993) , which asserted that death and ... More
United States v. Tootle, NMCCA 9801945, 2005 WL 3215251 (N-M. Ct. Crim. App. 2005)
The U.S. Navy-Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals reviewed the convictions of three specifications of violating the order of a superior officer, two specifications of ... More
End The Use of Condoms As Evidence
The New York City Council held a hearing on June 18 on Resolution No. 710-A, calling on the New York State Legislature to prohibit condom possession from being used as evidence of wrongdoing. CHLP weighed in.
Entre Hombres: Promoting Sexual Health Among Latino Gay and Bisexual Men
As part of an Hispanic AIDS Forum workshop on sexual health advocacy, The Center for HIV Law & Policy discusses the role of sexual orientation and HIV status in immigration law, and the importance of immigrants' rights in the movement for LGBT and HIV equality.
Teen SENSE Youth Community Roundtable Events: Project Living Out Loud
Are you interested in sexual health advocacy?
Between the ages of 13 & 22?
Have experience with foster care or the juvenile justice system in Newark?
Join us at a youth community roundtable event & share your experiences! Dinner provided!
Positive Justice Project
The goals of the Positive Justice Project are to repeal HIV criminalization statutes, modernize the criminal law's treatment of sexually transmitted diseases, and end government-sponsored discrimination against people with HIV in the criminal justice system.
The Center for HIV Law and Policy's Teen SENSE initiative advances the principle that respect and understanding for all aspects of gender expression and sexual orientation is central to HIV prevention, sexual health and elimination of homophobia and violence against LGBTQ youth.
Immigration Reform: Basic Justice, Public Health Consequences
By Ivan Espinoza-Madrigal
Legal Director, The Center for HIV Law and Policy
As immigration reform comes to the forefront in Congress, public health advocates should realize that they have serious interests in this issue. Basic legal protections for immigrants would allow those who would benefit from HIV diagnosis, treatment, and other health care to safely come out of the shadows.
Remembering John Falkenberg, 1955 – 2013
At the beginning of this month, we lost John Falkenberg, a uniquely brilliant, generous and funny human being. Several of his friends wrote remembrances, and they all sound a strikingly similar theme. We reprint them here to honor, in a very small way, a very big life.
Farewell to a True Believer.
By Catherine Hanssens, Executive Director, CHLP
As visionary and organizer Bayard Rustin observed, the proof that one truly believes is in action. John Falkenberg was a true believer.
Local and legal services lawyers and advocates are doing high-quality work on behalf of people with HIV. Do you have pleadings, briefs, court opinions, or related materials that could provide good advocacy models? Learn more about using the Resource Bank to share resources here