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  1. The Iron Fist in the Latex Glove: The Intersection of Public Health and Criminal Justice, Roberto Hugh Potter & Jeffrey W. Rosky, American Journal of Criminal Justice (2012)

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    admin - 4/28/2014 10:19am

  2. Nunes et al. v. Massachusetts Department of Correction et al., No. 13-2346 (1st Cir. Feb. 14, 2014) (Brief of Plaintiff-Appellants)

    Plaintiffs brought this appeal seeking a reversal of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts’s entry of summary judgment for the defendants. At trial, the District Court found that a prison policy prohibiting inmates from self-a ...

    admin - 4/16/2014 12:18pm

  3. Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Toolkit- End the Abuse: Protecting LGBTI Prisoners from Sexual Assault, American Civil Liberties Union (2014)

    This toolkit is designed for advocates working to protect people who are incarcerated and identify as LGBTI. It is also helpful as a know-your-rights brief for LGBTI individuals who are incarcerated. The toolkit provides general examples of policies and p ...

    admin - 2/28/2014 1:20pm

  4. 2013 Summary of HIV and Hepatitis C Care in NYS Prisons

    In 2013, the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS) faced persistent challenges statewide involving the identification of, and quality of treatment for, individuals diagnosed with HIV and/or Hepatitis C. Difficulties in ...

    admin - 2/28/2014 1:04pm

  5. Nunes, et al. v. UMass Correctional Health, et al., Civ. A. 10-12013-RWZ, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 143292 (D. Mass. Oct. 3, 2013)

    Richard Nunes, plaintiff, brought this case on behalf of himself and other inmates, claiming that a newly enacted policy by UMass Correctional Health and the Massachusetts Department of Corrections, the defendants, which prohibited him from self-administe ...

    admin - 3/10/2016 10:22am

  6. Tylenol and an ICE Pack: An Inadequate Prescription for HIV/AIDS in Immigration Detention Centers

    This article describes the plight of people living with HIV held in United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”) custody and argues that “ICE’s detention guidelines and stated goals are not conducive to managing the medical needs of those liv ...

    admin - 9/16/2014 5:17pm

  7. United States v. South Carolina Department of Corrections, No. 13-CV-2664 (D.S.C.) CONSENT DECREE

    In this case, the federal government filed a lawsuit against the South Carolina Department of Corrections (SCDC) and the Director of the SCDC alleging discrimination against inmates living with HIV in violation of Title II of the Americans with Disabiliti ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/8/2013 11:13am

  8. United States v. South Carolina Department of Corrections, No. 13-CV-2664 (D.S.C.)

    In this case, the federal government filed a lawsuit against the South Carolina Department of Corrections (SCDC) and the Director of the SCDC alleging discrimination against inmates living with HIV in violation of Title II of the Americans with Disabiliti ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/7/2013 4:29pm

  9. Correctional Facilities as Partners in Reducing HIV Disparities, Josiah D. Rich, MD, MPH, et al. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes (2013)

    This journal article reviews statistical trends related to incarceration, HIV prevalence, and access to quality healthcare across various demographics (age, gender, race/ethnicity). People of color are overrepresented in prison populations, with blacks an ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/7/2013 4:29pm

  10. Policy Review and Development Guide- Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex Persons in Custodial Settings; U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections (2013)

    This guide is designed to raise the awareness of correctional administrators, medical and mental health staff, training coordinators, direct care staff, and policymakers to the rights and needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex individu ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/7/2013 4:29pm

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