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  1. Structural racism and health inequities in the USA: evidence and interventions, Zinzi D Bailey et al., The Lancet (2017)

    Despite the fact that racism in its many forms contributes to poor health outcomes, health professionals and policymakers have yet to employ concrete anti-racism measures to address persistent health inequities in the United States. Bailey et al. focus sp ...

    admin - 11/27/2018 2:08pm

  2. Mass incarceration, public health, and widening inequality in the USA, Christopher Wilderman & Emily A Wang, Lancet (2017)

    Mass incarceration is a public health issue, and policy changes that affect mass incarceration can and should be informed by data related to health outcomes for individuals and communities. Wilderman and Wang (2018) outline the history of mass incarcerati ...

    admin - 10/10/2018 2:55pm

  3. HIV and Mass Incarceration: Where Infectious Diseases and Social Justice Meet (NCMJ, 2016)

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    admin - 7/31/2018 5:06pm

  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. Rosado v. Herard, 2014 WL 1303513 (S.D.N.Y. 2014).

    Rosado, a pre-trial detainee at Rikers Island, brought an action alleging Herard, a licensed mental health clinician, violated his rights by disclosing Rosado’s HIV status to other detainees and by denying him, as well as other Spanish-speaking detainees, ...

    admin - 3/9/2016 10:55am

  6. Support for HIV Testing and HIV Criminalization Among Offenders Under Community Supervision, Brad Barber and Bronwen Lichtenstein, Research in the Sociology of Health Care, Volume 33, 253-273 (2015)

    In a survey of 197 Alabama probationers and parolees to determine offenders' knowledge of HIV and Alabama’s HIV-specific criminal law, and their level of support for HIV testing and mandatory disclosure, the vast majority supported both testing and c ...

    admin - 11/2/2015 1:11pm

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Letter from the 30 for 30 Campaign to President Obama, March 9, 2012

    The 30 for 30 Campaign, of which the Center for HIV Law and Policy is a member organization, drafted this letter to President Obama to declare that human rights be included in all HIV interventions, including access to integrated health, social, and suppo ...

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

  10. Juvenile Injustice: The Unfulfilled Rights of Youth in State Custody to Comprehensive Sexual Health Care, December 2010, The Center for HIV Law and Policy

    CHLP Juvenile Injustice Report cover.png This is the first legal report and guide on the rights of youth in detention and foster care facilities to comprehensive sexual health care, including sexual medical care, sexuality education, and staff training on ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 9/11/2018 4:19pm

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