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  1. Nunes, et al. v. UMass Correctional Health, et al., Civ. A. 10-12013-RWZ, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 143292 (D. Mass. Oct. 3, 2013)

    Richard Nunes, plaintiff, brought this case on behalf of himself and other inmates, claiming that a newly enacted policy by UMass Correctional Health and the Massachusetts Department of Corrections, the defendants, which prohibited him from self-administe ...

    admin - 3/10/2016 10:22am

  2. Tylenol and an ICE Pack: An Inadequate Prescription for HIV/AIDS in Immigration Detention Centers

    This article describes the plight of people living with HIV held in United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”) custody and argues that “ICE’s detention guidelines and stated goals are not conducive to managing the medical needs of those liv ...

    admin - 9/16/2014 5:17pm

  3. United States v. South Carolina Department of Corrections, No. 13-CV-2664 (D.S.C.) CONSENT DECREE

    In this case, the federal government filed a lawsuit against the South Carolina Department of Corrections (SCDC) and the Director of the SCDC alleging discrimination against inmates living with HIV in violation of Title II of the Americans with Disabiliti ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/8/2013 11:13am

  4. United States v. South Carolina Department of Corrections, No. 13-CV-2664 (D.S.C.)

    In this case, the federal government filed a lawsuit against the South Carolina Department of Corrections (SCDC) and the Director of the SCDC alleging discrimination against inmates living with HIV in violation of Title II of the Americans with Disabiliti ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/7/2013 4:29pm

  5. Correctional Facilities as Partners in Reducing HIV Disparities, Josiah D. Rich, MD, MPH, et al. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes (2013)

    This journal article reviews statistical trends related to incarceration, HIV prevalence, and access to quality healthcare across various demographics (age, gender, race/ethnicity). People of color are overrepresented in prison populations, with blacks an ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/7/2013 4:29pm

  6. Policy Review and Development Guide- Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex Persons in Custodial Settings; U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections (2013)

    This guide is designed to raise the awareness of correctional administrators, medical and mental health staff, training coordinators, direct care staff, and policymakers to the rights and needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex individu ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/7/2013 4:29pm

  7. HIV in Prisons, 2001-2010, U.S. Dept. of Justice (2012)

    This United States Department of Justice report sets forth data on the rates of HIV and HIV-related deaths in federal and state prisons across the country. The rate of HIV/AIDS among all state and federal prison inmates declined from 194 cases per 10,000 ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/7/2013 4:29pm

  8. Spit Does Not Transmit: A Fact Sheet for Law Enforcement Personnel, The Center for HIV Law and Policy, the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives and the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys (2013)

    Every year people with HIV are the subject of felony criminal charges ranging from aggravated assault to intentional HIV transmission following police encounters in which defendants are accused of spitting at or biting police or corrections officers. This ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 7/12/2019 1:32pm

  9. Mass Incarceration, Housing Instability and HIV/AIDS: Research Findings and Policy Recommendations, Ginny Shubert, National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) and Housing Works (2013)

    This report provides a review of the literature on the overlapping epidemics of mass incarceration and HIV/AIDS concentrated among poor communities of color, and the role that housing instability plays in exacerbating both. After exploring the interconnec ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 8/26/2018 11:11am