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  1. Doe v. Bell, 754 N.Y.S.2d 846 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. 2003)

    This case held that a state foster care facility violated the New York State Human Rights Law ("NYSHRL") by not reasonably accommodating plaintiff Jean Doe's needs related to Gender Identity Disorder ("GID") because they prevented ...

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

  2. Zita Lazzarini et al., Evaluating the Impact of Criminal Laws on HIV Risk Behavior, 30 J.L. Med. & Ethics 239, 239- 253 (2002)

    This article by Zita Lazzarini, Sarah Bray, and Scott Burris analyzes whether laws criminalizing HIV exposure are effective tools for preventing the spread of HIV/AIDS in the United States and concludes that criminal law is not effective in preventing the ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 12/5/2017 4:47pm

  3. Montgomery v. Pinchak, 294 F.3d 492 (3d Cir. 2002)

    In this opinion, the Third Circuit recognizes that a prison’s failure to provide treatment to an HIV-positive inmate can violate the inmate’s Eighth Amendment rights. Montgomery, an inmate at a New Jersey prison, brought an Eighth Amendment claim against ...

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

  4. Blanks v. Southwestern Bell Communications, Inc., 310 F.3d 398 (5th Cir. 2002)

    In this opinion, the Fifth Circuit held that an HIV-positive man who brought a claim of employment discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was not “disabled” within the meaning of the statute. Under the ADA, a plaintiff is considere ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/31/2016 10:18am

  5. Giebeler v. M & B Assocs., 343 F.3d 1143 (9th Cir. 2003)

    An HIV-positive man applied to rent an apartment, even though he did not meet the rental company's minimum required income. After his initial rejection, plaintiff attempted to re-lease the apartment with a cosigner, but the defendant, pursuant to its ...

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

  6. Doe v. Division of Youth & Family Svcs., Amended Complaint, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, Rutgers Constitutional Litigation Clinic and ACLU of New Jersey Foundation (2002)

    This complaint was filed on behalf of a woman who was tested for HIV during her pregnancy without her consent, followed by the unauthorized disclosure of her positive HIV serostatus, the involvement of state child protective services, and the forced antir ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/13/2018 3:52pm

  7. Committee on the Rights of the Child, General Comment No. 3, HIV/AIDS and the rights of the child, U.N. Doc. CRC/GC/2003/1 (2003)

    General Comment No. 3 was issued by the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child to promote the realization of the human rights of children in the context of HIV/AIDS as guaranteed under the Convention on the Rights of the Child (“CRC”). Genera ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 9/14/2017 11:53am

  8. Criminal Prosecutions for HIV Exposure: Overview and Analysis (Working Paper), Sarah J. Bray, Yale University Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS (CIRA) (2003)

    This study challenges the rationale for the criminalization of HIV transmission by demonstrating that prosecutions of these case are unlikely to serve the public health purpose of reducing HIV transmission from those who know they are living with HIV. The ...

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

  9. In Their Own Words: The Current State of Women and HIV, Leslie Hanna, Bulletin of Experimental Treatment for AIDS (BETA), 2003

    This article reports the findings when seven health care professionals, advocates, and HIV-positive women respond to the question, "What do you consider to be the most important treatment or health issues facing women with HIV today?" Their resp ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/18/2018 5:04pm

  10. Criminal Law, Public Health, and HIV Transmission: A Policy Options Paper, UNAIDS

    This paper, drafted in 2002 for UNAIDS by Richard Elliott of the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, is a well organized and useful document that describes the various policy considerations involved in legislating criminalization of HIV, and includes multipl ...

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

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