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  1. Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Right of Everyone to the Enjoyment of the Highest Attainable Standard of Physical and Mental Health, Anand Grover, Human Rights Council, Fourteenth Session, Agenda Item 3, U.N. Doc. A/HRC/14/20 (Apr. 20, 2010)

    This report, submitted to the Human Rights Council by the Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health, examines the relationship between the UN recognized right to the highe ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/28/2017 2:12pm

  2. Horgan v. Simmons, 704 F. Supp. 2d 814 (N.D. Ill. 2010)

    This is one of the first cases to apply the 2008 amendments to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to an HIV discrimination case. The district court held that, with the clarification of Congressional intent in the ADA Amendments Act and the explicit ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 7/4/2018 8:53am

  3. A Duty to Kiss and Tell? Examining the Uncomfortable Relationships Between Negligence and the Transmission of HPV, Timothy J. Hasken, 95 Iowa L. Rev. 985 (March 2010)

    While tort law has held individuals liable for negligently spreading certain communicable disease since the late 19th century, most recent civil cases in this area has been focused on HIV and, to a lesser extent, herpes. Despite the sometimes near-hysteri ...

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

  4. Recognition and Responding to the Needs of Low-Income Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Clients, Lisa Cisneros and Catherine Sakimura (2010)

    This article focuses on the legal needs of low-income LGBT persons, the role of legal aid organizations in the LGBT community, and how attorneys can address the needs of their clients in a culturally appropriate and effective manner. Poverty rates for LGB ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/13/2018 3:20pm

  5. President Obama Directs the Dept. of Health and Human Services to Enforce Visitation Rights for LGBT Couples (2010)

    President Obama has directed the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to ensure that hospitals do not deny visitation rights to same-sex partners. President Obama gave DHHS until October 15, 2010 to provide information on the steps the agency ha ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/1/2016 12:44pm

  6. Sentenced to Stigma: Segregation of HIV-Positive Prisoners in Alabama and South Carolina, American Civil Liberties Union National Prison Project and Human Rights Watch (2010)

    The American Civil Liberties Union National Prison Project (ACLU-NPP) and Human Rights Watch have published a report on the continued segregation of HIV positive prisoners in Alabama and South Carolina. The report covers the unjust treatment that HIV posi ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/1/2016 12:45pm

  7. Michigan v. D.A., Amicus Brief, Michigan Circuit Court, The American Civil Liberties Union Fund of Michigan (2010)

    The ACLU of Michigan argues in its amicus brief that a Michigan bioterrorism statute should not be applied to an HIV-positive individual who allegedly bit another individual while the two were fighting. The case is the first time a bioterrorism statute ha ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/1/2016 12:47pm

  8. Health Reform and Medicare: A Timeline of Implementation, Medicare Rights Center (2010)

    Over the next ten years, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (the final health care reform package passed in the United States in March, 2010) will phase in a number of improvements in the affordability of health insurance and access to ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/1/2016 1:04pm

  9. Using Human Rights to Protect the Reproductive Rights of HIV-Positive Women in the United States, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2010)

    This brief handout provides a succinct guide to using the human rights framework in U.S. advocacy for HIV-positive women's reproductive rights. It describes different sources of international human rights law, their place in U.S. law, and how litigat ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 4/6/2018 5:25pm

  10. Housing Rights of People Living with HIV/AIDS: A Primer, The Center for HIV Law & Policy (2010)

    One in a series of primers on various legal issues as they pertain to people living with HIV/AIDS, this primer on housing law provides guidance on the laws protecting people with HIV from housing discrimination and ensuring their ability to find safe and ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/21/2018 3:22pm