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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. A Roadmap for Change: Federal Policy Recommendations for Addressing the Criminalization of LGBT People and People with HIV, Recommendations for Federal Agencies, Catherine Hanssens et al. (2014)

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    admin - 6/15/2017 10:41am

  9. A Roadmap for Change: Federal Policy Recommendations for Addressing the Criminalization of LGBT People and People with HIV, Making the Case for Federal Policy Change: Essays and Excerpts, Catherine Hanssens et al. (2014)

    These essays, excerpts, and stories from the new report, A Roadmap for Change: Federal Policy Recommendations for Addressing the Criminalization of LGBT People and People with HIV, highlight the need for federal action to address pervasive profiling, puni ...

    admin - 6/15/2017 10:44am

  10. A Roadmap for Change: Federal Policy Recommendations for Addressing the Criminalization of LGBT People and People Living with HIV, Catherine Hanssens et al. (2014)

    This report recommends federal action to address pervasive profiling, punishment and imprisonment of LGBT people and people living with HIV. ...

    admin - 6/15/2017 10:42am

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