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  1. Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Right of Everyone to the Enjoyment of the Highest Attainable Standard of Physical and Mental Health, Anand Grover, Human Rights Council, Fourteenth Session, Agenda Item 3, U.N. Doc. A/HRC/14/20 (Apr. 20, 2010)

    This report, submitted to the Human Rights Council by the Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health, examines the relationship between the UN recognized right to the highe ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/28/2017 2:12pm

  2. Horgan v. Simmons, 704 F. Supp. 2d 814 (N.D. Ill. 2010)

    This is one of the first cases to apply the 2008 amendments to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to an HIV discrimination case. The district court held that, with the clarification of Congressional intent in the ADA Amendments Act and the explicit ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 7/4/2018 8:53am

  3. In the Manner Prescribed by the State: Potential Challenges to State-Enforced Hospital Limitations on Child Birth Options, Krista Stone-Manista, 16 Cardozo Journal of Law and Gender 469 (May 2010)

    This article discusses whether the state may legally ban a pregnant woman from attempting a VBAC (Vaginal Birth after Cesarean), a procedure that carries a less than one percent risk of catastrophic uterine rupture. Stone-Manista analyzes the implications ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/15/2018 4:39pm

  4. Lynn Paltrow and Katherine Jack, Pregnant Women, Junk Science, and Zealous Defense, 34 The Champion 30 (May 2010)

    This journal article discusses the politicization and criminalization of reproduction, specifically the criminal prosecutions of drug use by pregnant women. Some of the prosecutions that women have faced include criminal child endangerment, attempted murd ...

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

  5. Whether the Criminal Provisions of the Violence Against Women Act Apply to Otherwise Covered Conduct When the Offender and Victim Are the Same Sex, Memorandum Opinion for the Acting Deputy Attorney General (April 2010)

    This memo, from the Acting Deputy Attorney General, David Barron, of the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Legal Counsel specifically addresses the amendments made to the Violence Against Women Act ("VAWA") in 2006 and clarifies the fu ...

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

  6. Recognition and Responding to the Needs of Low-Income Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Clients, Lisa Cisneros and Catherine Sakimura (2010)

    This article focuses on the legal needs of low-income LGBT persons, the role of legal aid organizations in the LGBT community, and how attorneys can address the needs of their clients in a culturally appropriate and effective manner. Poverty rates for LGB ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/13/2018 3:20pm

  7. Additional Recommendations to the White House Office of National AIDS Policy for the National HIV/AIDS Strategy, the Center for HIV Law and Policy, Lambda Legal, and ACLU AIDS Project (2010)

    In April 2010, the White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) released its first report, summarizing community discussions that had taken place around the country for the purpose of informing development of a National HIV/AIDS Strategy. In response ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 11/14/2017 7:54pm

  8. President Obama Directs the Dept. of Health and Human Services to Enforce Visitation Rights for LGBT Couples (2010)

    President Obama has directed the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to ensure that hospitals do not deny visitation rights to same-sex partners. President Obama gave DHHS until October 15, 2010 to provide information on the steps the agency ha ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/1/2016 12:44pm

  9. Sentenced to Stigma: Segregation of HIV-Positive Prisoners in Alabama and South Carolina, American Civil Liberties Union National Prison Project and Human Rights Watch (2010)

    The American Civil Liberties Union National Prison Project (ACLU-NPP) and Human Rights Watch have published a report on the continued segregation of HIV positive prisoners in Alabama and South Carolina. The report covers the unjust treatment that HIV posi ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/1/2016 12:45pm