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  1. Zita Lazzarini et al., Evaluating the Impact of Criminal Laws on HIV Risk Behavior, 30 J.L. Med. & Ethics 239, 239- 253 (2002)

    This article by Zita Lazzarini, Sarah Bray, and Scott Burris analyzes whether laws criminalizing HIV exposure are effective tools for preventing the spread of HIV/AIDS in the United States and concludes that criminal law is not effective in preventing the ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 12/5/2017 4:47pm

  2. Montgomery v. Pinchak, 294 F.3d 492 (3d Cir. 2002)

    In this opinion, the Third Circuit recognizes that a prison’s failure to provide treatment to an HIV-positive inmate can violate the inmate’s Eighth Amendment rights. Montgomery, an inmate at a New Jersey prison, brought an Eighth Amendment claim against ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  3. Blanks v. Southwestern Bell Communications, Inc., 310 F.3d 398 (5th Cir. 2002)

    In this opinion, the Fifth Circuit held that an HIV-positive man who brought a claim of employment discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was not “disabled” within the meaning of the statute. Under the ADA, a plaintiff is considere ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/31/2016 10:18am

  4. Waddell v. Valley Forge Dental Assocs., Inc. 276 F.3d 1275 (11th Cir. 2001)

    An HIV-positive dental hygienist who was fired because of his HIV status brought a claim against his employer under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The employer raised the ADA’s direct threat exception, arguing that an HIV-positive ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/31/2016 10:19am

  5. Cases and Resources on Criminal HIV Exposure/Transmission, Lambda Legal and The Center for HIV Law & Policy (2002)

    This non-exhaustive list compiles citations of helpful opinions and scholarly journal articles on the criminalization of HIV transmission. Cases include ones that consider the constitutional ramifications of criminalization statutes as well as military ca ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 12/5/2017 5:01pm

  6. Access to and Quality of Medical Treatment: Federal Cases, The Center for HIV Law & Policy (2002)

    This circuit-by-circuit compilation provides citations and holdings for federal cases concerning access to and quality of medical treatment in prisons. The compilation focuses on cases dealing with the medical treatment of inmates living with HIV, and pri ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 11/17/2018 5:01pm