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  1. Applying HHS's Guidance for State and Health Care Providers on Avoiding Disability-based Discrimination in Treatment Rationing, The Arc of the U.S., et al (April 3, 2020)

    Experts in federal disability antidiscrimination laws developed this document to provide a more detailed explanation of how to apply the requirements set forth in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) March 28, 2020 guidance, and how state ...

    admin - 4/17/2020 7:51pm

  2. Essential Elements of New York Guidelines for Allocation of Health Care Resources During A Pandemic, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (April 14, 2020)

    In response to the COVID-19 epidemic that found its epicenter in New York City in April 2020, CHLP staff drafted this proposed set of principles for the creation of needed guidelines, in collaboration with New York disabilities and HIV advocates and care p ...

    admin - 4/17/2020 7:53pm

  3. Preventing Discrimination in the Treatment of COVID-19 Patients: The Illegality of Medical Rationing on the Basis of Disability, Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF), 3/25/2020

    Federal and state nondiscrimination laws prohibit rationing measures that would result in the denial of needed care on the basis of disability. ...

    admin - 3/31/2020 11:47am

  4. Consent Decree, United States v. Compass Career Management, No. 15-CV-1347 (E.D.La. 2015)

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    admin - 7/31/2018 4:58pm

  5. United States v. Asare, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 209392 (S.D.N.Y., December 20, 2017)

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    admin - 6/6/2018 6:07pm

  6. Crowell v. Mass. Parole Bd., 74 N.E.3d 618 (Mass. 2017)

    In an case challenging, in part, a parole denial on the basis that it violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts reversed the denial of parole for a prisoner with a traumatic brain injury (TBI), and sen ...

    admin - 3/20/2018 8:15pm

  7. RE: Policy Regarding Students with HIV, Sally Friedman, Legal Action Center (2017)

    This letter from the Legal Action Center to Long Island University addresses a discriminatory policy with respect to students living with HIV enrolled at the university’s Surgical Technology Certificate Program. It may provide guidance to people living wi ...

    admin - 10/12/2019 1:33pm

  8. Clayton v. Michigan Department of Corrections, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 170366 (W.D. Mich. Dec. 9, 2016)

    Clayton, a prisoner living with HIV, filed a civil rights action under §1983 against the Michigan Department of Corrections (“MDOC”) and others, including medical staff contractors, in the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan. ...

    admin - 3/20/2018 8:21pm

  9. Unjust: How the Justice System Fails Transgender People, Center for American Progress and Movement Advancement Project (2016)

    This report frames the overrepresentation of transgender people in the criminal legal system as a result of, and further cause of, discrimination, targeting, and marginalization. In exploring the overrepresentation of transgender people in the criminal le ...

    admin - 8/13/2020 3:40pm

  10. Settlement Agreement Between the United States of America and Mercy Suburban Hospital Under the Americans With Disabilities Act (2015)

    A Pennsylvania-area hospital whose surgeon refused to perform bariatric surgery on a woman because she is living with HIV settled an action brought by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) in which the hospital agreed to pay compensation to the woman in th ...

    admin - 4/27/2018 3:46pm

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