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  1. Comparison of the ADA (as construed by courts) and the ADA, As Amended, Kevin Barry, Emily Benfer and Chai Feldblum, Georgetown Federal Legislation & Administrative Clinic (2009)

    This chart provides a quick guide to the most essential changes made to the Americans With Disabilities Act, originally enacted in 1990, through adoption of the ADA Amendments Act, which became effective as of January 1, 2009. The ADAAA was necessary to u ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/1/2016 12:59pm

  2. HIV/AIDS Recommendations for the Obama Administration, The Center for HIV Law & Policy et al. (2009)

    These documents set forth recommendations for the incoming Obama administration to address the domestic HIV epidemic. They were drafted by CHLP and other national, state and local organizations representing persons affected by HIV/AIDS. The documents prio ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/30/2017 9:59am

  3. EEOC v. Ford Motor Credit Co., 531 F. Supp. 2d 930 (M.D. Tenn. 2008)

    Relying largely on the D.C. Circuit’s reasoning in Doe v. United States Postal Service, 317 F.3d 339 (D.C. Cir. 2003), the Court found that an employer violates the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) when it compels an employee to disclose his HIV stat ...

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

  4. EEOC v. Lee's Log Cabin, Inc., Amicus Brief on Rehearing Petition, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, ACLU (2008)

    The EEOC filed suit on behalf of an HIV-positive plaintiff who was denied a restaurant waitstaff position. In its initial complaint, the EEOC claimed that the hiring denial was based on the plaintiff’s HIV disease, which is an impairment that substantiall ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 1/15/2018 3:47pm

  5. Pinkerton v. Spellings, 529 F.3d 513 (5th Cir. 2008)

    In this opinion, the Fifth Circuit holds that employees bringing a discrimination claim under Section 501 of the Rehabilitation Act need not show that discrimination was the sole factor in the adverse employment action taken against them. This opinion ari ...

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

  6. EEOC v. Lee's Log Cabin, Inc., 546 F.3d 438 (7th Cir. 2008)

    In a 2-1 decision that flies in the face of both scientific evidence and common sense, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a District Court decision that relies on an erroneous distinction between HIV and AIDS as the basis for its reasoning. ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/31/2016 10:08am

  7. Critical Civil Rights Issues for People Living with HIV/AIDS in the United States: A To Do List for the Next President's First 100 Days (2008)

    Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Since the beginning of the epidemic, people with HIV and their advocates have been calling on the President of the United States to take visible leadership in condemning discrimination and in supportin ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 11/15/2017 5:52pm

  8. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and Optional Protocol, U.N. Doc. A/61/611 (2008)

    This recent convention reaffirms and seeks to enforce established rights for those with disabilities.  Articles of the convention that are particularly relevant to HIV/AIDS issues cover: recognition of equality and prohibition of discrimination (Article 5 ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 1/15/2018 4:06pm

  9. Metropolitan Life Ins. Co. v. Glenn, 554 U.S.__, 128 S.Ct. 2343 (2008)

    In a 6 to 3 decision of potential impact for people with HIV, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that courts must examine benefit denials by insurance companies carefully when circumstances indicate that the company’s financial considerations may have affected ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 1/15/2018 3:52pm

  10. Women, HIV, and Stigma: Results from a National Survey, American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR), 2008

    Between March 22 and April 17, 2007, amFAR, the American Foundation for AIDS Research, conducted an online survey to assess stigma facing HIV-positive women in the United States. The survey revealed that HIV-positive women continue to face a high level of ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/18/2018 5:15pm

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