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  1. HIV Criminalization in Georgia: Penal Implications for People Living with HIV/AIDS, Amira Hasenbush, The Williams Institute, UCLA School of Law (2018)

    There are numerous striking findings in the Williams Institute report on HIV criminalization in Georgia. White women, who make up 3% of PLHIV in Georgia, represented 11% of HIV-related arrests. Yet—perhaps because of disparate HIV rates among black people ...

    admin - 2/6/2019 9:19pm

  2. Race and Punishment: Racial Perceptions of Crime and Support for Punitive Policies, The Sentencing Project (2014)

    This report from The Sentencing Project outlines how racial perceptions of crime have distorted the criminal legal system and undermined public safety. For example, Whites overestimate how much crime is committed by Black and Latinx Americans, and they al ...

    admin - 7/18/2017 12:16pm

  3. Juveniles in Residential Placement, 2013, Sarah Hockenberry, U.S. Department of Justice Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (2016)

    This survey from the Office of Juvnile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) and the U.S. Census Bureau details the characteristics of youth held for delinquency and status offenses in public and private residential facilities in every state, current ...

    admin - 4/6/2017 1:47pm

  4. Paying the Price: Failing to Deliver HIV Services in Louisiana Parish Jails, Human Rights Watch (2016)

    This report from Human Rights Watch presents troubling findings from the Louisiana parish jails and its abysmal medical care for many inmates living with HIV. Contrary to CDC recommendations, many inmates have little or no access to HIV testing and treatm ...

    admin - 8/17/2016 2:46pm

  5. Created Equal: Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the US Criminal Justice System, Christopher Hartney, Linh Vuong, National Council On Crime And Delinquency (2009)

    Using available national data, the authors compare rates of arrest, incarceration, probation, sentencing length and other criminal justice contacts of people of color as compared to Whites. Despite popular perceptions that racism in the criminal justice sy ...

    admin - 12/3/2017 11:25am

  6. The Opportunity Survey: Understanding the Roots of Attitudes on Inequality, Langer Research Associates of New York, The Opportunity Agenda (2015)

    This report is based on a national public opinion survey of more than 2,000 Americans regarding the values, basic orientations, and experiences that shape their attitudes toward inequality and how they translate into public support for a range of issues, i ...

    admin - 10/22/2015 11:09am

  7. Born Suspect: Stop-and-Frisk Abuses and the Continued Fight to End Racial Profiling in America, NAACP, 2014

    Based on the successful collaborative campaign to pass anti-racial profiling and police accountability measures in New York City, Born Suspect is the NAACP’s analysis of racial profiling laws in every state. It includes historical examples of legally sanct ...

    admin - 10/22/2015 11:14am

  8. HIV and U.S. Violations of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD)

    The Center for HIV Law and Policy joined a report on U.S. violations of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD) through its failure to prevent and mitigate the burden of the HIV epidemic upon communities ...

    admin - 10/22/2015 11:37am

  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

  10. The War on Drugs and HIV/AIDS: How the Criminalization of Drug Use Fuels the Global Pandemic, Report of the Global Commission on Drug Policy (June 2012)

    This report asserts that drug law enforcement practices prevent drug users from taking advantage of public health services and effectively increase their vulnerability to HIV risk. These law enforcement practices include creating fear of arrest, restricti ...

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

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