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  1. Justice for the Unprotected Against Sexually Transmitted Infections among the Confined and Exposed (JUSTICE) Act of 2007, H.R. 178, U.S. House of Representatives, 110th Congress, First Session

    Sponsored by Representative Barbara Lee of California, the JUSTICE Act is an example of legislation that seeks to prevent the spread of HIV and other STIs in correctional facilities without violating basic human rights principles. Unlike other legislation ...

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

  2. Chronic Indifference: HIV/AIDS Services for Immigrants Detained by the United States, Human Rights Watch (2008)

    This report describes the failure of the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to provide basic health care services to HIV-positive immigrants living in detention facilities. Due to the passage ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 12/5/2017 4:02pm

  3. Effectiveness of Interventions to Manage HIV in Prisons—Provision of Condoms and Other Measures to Decrease Sexual Transmission

    This paper, jointly authored by the WHO, UNAIDS, and the UN Office on Drugs and Crime, discusses the reality of life in correctional settings and asserts that distribution of condoms is necessary to help stop the sexual transmission of HIV in those settin ...

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

  4. Sexual Health Advocacy for Youth in Foster Care and Detention Facilities, Legal and Policy Outline, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2007)

    The Center for HIV Law and Policys (CHLP) legal and policy outline for advocating for sexual health and HIV prevention programming for youth in state custody. Youth in the state welfare and juvenile justice systems, especially lesbian, gay, bisexual, tran ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 9/14/2017 11:14am

  5. Prisons and Access to Medical Services for Transgender/Transitioning Individuals, Center for HIV Law & Policy (2007)

    This compilation provides synopses for five federal court decisions concerning prisons' failure to provide adequate care specific to the needs of transgender prisoners. Each case holds that denial of treatment such as hormone therapy can constitute d ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 11/17/2018 4:44pm

  6. Sex, Drugs, Prisons, and HIV, Susan Okie, 356 New England Journal of Medicine 105 (2007)

    This New England Journal of Medicine article examines many of the facts, perceptions, and proposed solutions to the HIV epidemic--and the behaviors and policies that drive it--occurring behind bars. The prohibition of condom availability, absence of needl ...

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