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  1. Fenced In: HIV/AIDS in the US Criminal Justice System, Gay Men’s Health Crisis (2012)

    This report provides a comprehensive overview of the issue of HIV in the United States correctional system from a human rights and social justice perspective. Covered topics include background information on HIV in the criminal justice system, structural ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/15/2017 12:04pm

  2. Henderson et al. v. Thomas et al., Case No. 2:11-cv-00224-MHT (M.D. Ala. Dec. 21, 2012)

    A United States District Court judge held that the Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) HIV segregation policy, which categorically segregates HIV-positive prisoners from the general prison population, was in violation of the Americans with Disabiliti ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/31/2016 9:57am

  3. Sexual Assault in Jail and Juvenile Facilities: Promising Practices for Prevention and Response, Final Report, Kim English et al., Colorado Division of Criminal Justice Office of Research and Statistics (2011)

    The purpose of this descriptive study was to identify and document promising practices for the prevention and response to sexual assault in juvenile residential facilities and adult jails in the United States. The ultimate goal of the study was to gather ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/28/2017 12:24pm

  4. Understanding State Departments of Health and Corrections Collaboration: A Summary of Survey Findings — Part I, NASTAD (2011)

    This report by Positive Justice Project member NASTAD provides a summary of health departments' relationships with state departments of corrections (DOC) regarding prevention, care and treatment of HIV and viral hepatitis in state correctional facili ...

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

  5. Letter to President Obama on World AIDS Day (2011)

    Leading HIV organizations in the U.S. sent a letter to President Obama today about the speech he will deliver on World AIDS Day, December 1st. The 2011 World AIDS Day theme is "Getting to Zero"-- zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination, and ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/28/2017 12:34pm

  6. Incarceration, Sex With an STI- or HIV-Infected Partner, and Infection With an STI or HIV in Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY: A Social Network Perspective. Maria R. Khan, PhD, et al. AM J PUBLIC HEALTH. 101:1110–1117 (2011).

    This article examines the link between incarceration and STI and HIV risk by looking at sexual networks in Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY. In the study population, any length of former incarceration was linked to higher likelihood of infection with STIs or HIV, e ...

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

  7. Battista v. Clarke, 2011 WL 1902165 (1st Cir. 2011).

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit upheld the district court's order to Massachusetts officials at the state's Treatment Center for Sexually Dangerous Persons ("Treatment Center") to provide hormone therapy for a civil detai ...

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

  8. Letter Re: Civil Rights Complaints Filed by the National Immigrant Justice Center, Lambda Legal (2011)

    This letter, drafted by Lambda Legal on behalf of a wide-ranging coalition including CHLP, provides support to civil rights complaints filed by the National Immigrant Justice Center. Submitted to the Department of Homeland Security, the letter expresses s ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/15/2018 3:30pm

  9. Comments to the Department of Justice Proposed Standards, OAG – 131: National Standards to Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Prison Rape, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (April 2011)

    On April 4, 2011, the Center for HIV Law and Policy submitted these comments on the Department of Justice's (DOJ) proposed standards for the prevention, detection, and response to prison rape on behalf of the AIDS Foundation of Chicago, HIV Preventio ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/8/2013 9:37am

  10. Know Your Rights: The Prison Litigation Reform Act, American Civil Liberties Union (2011)

    This legal guide to the 1996 Prison Litigation Reform Act (PLRA), updated in 2011, outlines the obstacles the Act can pose to prisoners seeking to file federal lawsuits, and strategies to help overcome those obstacles. The PLRA imposed several requirement ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 11/22/2017 10:59am