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  1. Tate v. Wexford Health Source, No. 3: 16-cv-00092-NJR (S.D. Ill. Feb. 18, 2016)

    An Illinois federal judge allowed a transgender inmate’s claims under the Eighth Amendment and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to proceed against correctional facility staff alleged to have denied her treatment for gender dysphoria. Correctional ...

    admin - 3/30/2018 3:50pm

  2. 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 - 7/15/2016 12:10pm

  3. Unjust: How the Broken Criminal Justice System Fails LGBT People, Center for American Progress and Movement Advancement Project (2016)

    This report examines the pervasive discrimination against LGBTQ people throughout the criminal legal system, from entry to exit. Stigma, discriminatory enforcement of laws, and harmful policing strategies and tactics all contribute to the overrepresentati ...

    admin - 7/14/2016 10:48am

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Singletary v. Duffy, 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 106219 (E.D. Calif., Aug. 11, 2015)

    CALIFORNIA – United States Magistrate Judge Kendall J. Newman dismissed HIV postive inmate Gondee Charles Singletary’s pro se complaint upon initial screening under 28 U.S.C. § 1915A(a), because it failed to show how the named defendants were responsible u ...

    admin - 3/9/2016 10:56am

  7. State v. Hammett, Crim. App. LEXIS 680 (Aug. 25, 2015)

    TENNESSEE – The Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals backed up the refusal of Sevier County Circuit Judge Rex Henry Ogle to allow Allen Anthony Hammett to withdraw his “best interest” guilty plea to charges of aggravated sexual battery, and violating the se ...

    admin - 3/29/2016 11:51am

  8. McCullum v. Singing River Hospital System, 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 108022 (S.D. Miss., Aug. 17, 2015)

    MISSISSIPPI – U.S. District Judge Louis Guirola, Jr., dismissed a pro se complaint filed by Cedric Jerome McCullum, an inmate at the Jackson County Adult Detention Center, who claimed his rights had been violated when he was incorrectly diagnosed HIV posit ...

    admin - 12/9/2015 10:22am

  9. McCoy v. Newton County, 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 104616 (S.D. Miss., Aug. 10, 2015)

    MISSISSIPPI – U.S. District Judge Louis Guirola, Jr., dismissed a pro se complaint filed by Cedric Jerome McCullum, an inmate at the Jackson County Adult Detention Center, who claimed his rights had been violated when he was incorrectly diagnosed HIV posit ...

    admin - 12/9/2015 10:21am

  10. Statement on the National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the United States: Updated to 2020, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2015)

    This statement addresses 1) broad public ignorance about HIV, STIs and identities associated with stigmatized diseases; 2) the criminalization of HIV; 3) HIV related discrimination in criminal justice and immigration detention facilities, and in the milita ...

    admin - 1/28/2020 5:29pm

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