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  1. An Overdose Death Is Not Murder: Why Drug-Induced Homicide Laws Are Counterproductive and Inhumane, Drug Policy Alliance (2017)

    This report from the Drug Policy Alliance offers a snapshot of drug-induced homicide laws and prosecutions in 2017. These are laws that punish people who sold or shared drugs that resulted in a fatal overdose with penalties equal to those for murder.  The ...

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  2. HIV Criminalization In Florida: Penal Implications for People Living with HIV/AIDS, Amira Hasenbush, The Williams Institute, UCLA School of Law (2018)

    Florida criminalizes people living with HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in the contexts of sex work, nonconsensual sex offenses, donation of blood and other bodily products, and consensual sex without disclosure. The purpose of this stu ...

    admin - 12/18/2018 10:19am

  3. HIV Prevention in the United States: Federal Investments are Saving Lives and Strengthening Communities, Jeffrey S. Crowley & Sean E. Bland, O'Neill Institute (2018)

    This issue brief from the O’Neill Institute offers a snapshot of the epidemic in 2018, including what is known about effective prevention and the communities that continue to experience a disproportionate level of harm from HIV. It outlines concrete actio ...

    admin - 7/19/2019 3:37pm

  4. The Final Report of the Georgia House Study Committee on Georgians’ Barriers to Access to Adequate Health Care (2017)

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  5. HIV Criminalization in Georgia: Penal Implications for People Living with HIV/AIDS, Amira Hasenbush, The Williams Institute, UCLA School of Law (2018)

    There are numerous striking findings in the Williams Institute report on HIV criminalization in Georgia. White women, who make up 3% of PLHIV in Georgia, represented 11% of HIV-related arrests. Yet—perhaps because of disparate HIV rates among black people ...

    admin - 2/6/2019 9:19pm

  6. Sexual Health of Adolescents and Young Adults in the United States, The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation (2014)

    This fact sheet from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation provides key data on adolescent sexual health, including sexual activity, prevalence of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and access to sexual and reproductive health services. The informati ...

    admin - 9/20/2017 11:49am

  7. Restoring Justice: A Blueprint for Ensuring Fairness, Safety, and Supportive Treatment of LGBT Youth in the Juvenile Justice System, Aisha C. Moodie-Mills and Christina Gilbert (2014)

    This report outlines the extraordinary need for enactment and implementation of laws and policies to protect the rights and safety of LGBTQ youth in juvenile detention. Among the reasons for this need, the report cites the overrepresentation of LGBTQ yout ...

    admin - 9/20/2017 11:53am

  8. Race and Punishment: Racial Perceptions of Crime and Support for Punitive Policies, The Sentencing Project (2014)

    This report from The Sentencing Project outlines how racial perceptions of crime have distorted the criminal legal system and undermined public safety. For example, Whites overestimate how much crime is committed by Black and Latinx Americans, and they al ...

    admin - 7/18/2017 12:16pm

  9. Recommendations of the LGBT Subcommittee: Advancing the Reform Process for LGBQ/GNCT Youth in the Juvenile Justice System, Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, U.S. DOJ (2017)

    These recommendations from the LGBT subcommittee (the subcommittee) of the Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice (FACJJ) provide actions the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) can take to support state and local juvenil ...

    admin - 7/18/2017 12:11pm

  10. Building the foundations for sustainable development: a case for global investment in the capabilities of adolescents, Peter Sheehan et al., The Lancet (2017)

    This study presents findings from models estimating the benefit to cost ratio (BCR)—the average value of an intervention relative to its cost—of various interventions affecting adolescents in a number of low, lower-middle, and upper-middle income countrie ...

    admin - 9/20/2017 11:56am

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