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  1. Prison Rape Elimination Act Litigation and the Perpetuation of Sexual Harm, Gabriel Arkles, NYU Journal of Legislation and Public Policy (2014)

    In this article author Gabriel Arkles gives a scholarly analysis of the role of the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) in prison litigation. ...

    admin - 9/20/2017 12:03pm

  2. Written and Oral Testimony to the Charles Colson Task Force on Federal Corrections, National Center for Transgender Equality, Raffi Freedman-Gurspan (2015)

    This is the oral and written testimony of Raffi Freedman-Gurspan, a policy advisor at the National Center for Transgender Equality delivered to the Charles Colson Task Force on Federal Corrections at a public hearing held on March 11, 2015. ...

    admin - 10/22/2015 10:01am

  3. Sexual Victimization in Prisons and Jails Reported by Inmates, 2011–12, U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics, 2014

    These tables and data, published by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), are based on sexual victimization surveys of self-identified transgender respondents in federal prisons and jails. ...

    admin - 10/22/2015 11:15am

  4. Carter v. Broward County Sheriff’s Department Medical Department et al, Judicial Decision, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 2014

    This is a ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in a case filed by an HIV positive prison inmate in Florida against the Broward County sheriff’s department and jail physician, alleging deliberate indifference to his medical needs by ...

    admin - 10/22/2015 11:51am

  5. On Life Support: Public Health in the Age of Mass Incarceration, David Cloud, Vera Institute of Justice, 2014

    This report describes the public health implications of mass incarceration. It summarizes what is known about the burden of disease among people who experience incarceration, identifies the conditions of confinement that are deleterious for health, and dis ...

    admin - 10/22/2015 11:24am

  6. In Harm’s Way: State Response to Sex Workers, Drug Users, and HIV in New Orleans, Human Rights Watch, 2013

    This report, released in December 2013, is based on research conducted between February and September of that year in New Orleans, Louisiana, a city with the second highest rate of HIV infection in the United States and the fourth highest rate of AIDS amon ...

    admin - 3/10/2020 6:06pm

  7. Standing with LGBT Prisoners: An Advocate’s Guide to Ending Abuse and Combating Imprisonment, Jody Marksamer and Harper Jean Tobin, the National Center for Transgender Equality (2014)

    Discrimination and profiling by police have led to a disproportionately large number of LGBT people being incarcerated. Family rejection, homelessness and poverty make LGBT youth especially vulnerable not only to arrest but also physical and sexual assault ...

    admin - 10/22/2015 11:33am

  8. State v. Thompson, 726 N.E.2d 530 (Ohio Ct. App. 1999)

    Defendant, Thompson, an inmate at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility (SOCF) living with HIV, allegedly threw a cup full of feces at a nurse, hitting her hair, face, arms, chest, and left leg, and also ruining medication she was distributing. Thompson ...

    admin - 10/26/2015 10:27am

  9. Marcus Deonta Chapman v. Sheriff Randall C. Tucker, 2013 U.S. Dist. Lexis 140702 (S.D. Miss. Sept. 30, 2013)

    This United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi memorandum opinion and order grants defendant Sheriff Randall Tucker’s motion for summary judgment. A motion for summary judgment asks the court to decide in one party’s favor befo ...

    admin - 6/6/2014 1:17pm

  10. Michael Lotz v. Dr. Elderkin, et al., 2013 U.S. Dist. Lexis 159348 (U.S. District Court of the District of Connecticut Nov. 7, 2013)

    This judgment denies plaintiff Michael Lotz’s motions for a preliminary injunction requiring his correctional facility to provide him with certain pain medications to alleviate the symptoms of advanced HIV and other conditions. In July and August 2013, Lo ...

    admin - 5/16/2014 11:28am

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