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  1. Doe v. Bell, 754 N.Y.S.2d 846 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. 2003)

    This case held that a state foster care facility violated the New York State Human Rights Law ("NYSHRL") by not reasonably accommodating plaintiff Jean Doe's needs related to Gender Identity Disorder ("GID") because they prevented ...

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

  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. Giebeler v. M & B Assocs., 343 F.3d 1143 (9th Cir. 2003)

    An HIV-positive man applied to rent an apartment, even though he did not meet the rental company's minimum required income. After his initial rejection, plaintiff attempted to re-lease the apartment with a cosigner, but the defendant, pursuant to its ...

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