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  1. Positive Justice Project Highlights for 2013

    PJP Square Logo 6.5.15 DR.jpg The Positive Justice Project (PJP), a national coalition of organizations and individuals working to end HIV criminalization, is leading the fight against laws and policies that subject people living with HIV to arrest and pu ...

    admin - 6/5/2015 10:04am

  2. Positive Justice Project Highlights for 2014

    PJP Square Logo 6.5.15 DR.jpg The Positive Justice Project (PJP), a national coalition of organizations and advocates working to end HIV criminalization, is leading the fight against laws and policies that subject people living with HIV to arrest and puni ...

    admin - 6/5/2015 10:03am

  3. Jones v. Diamontoni, Complaint, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania and Berger & Montague, P.C. (2014)

    This complaint was filed in December 2014 on behalf of a husband and wife – referred to by the pseudonym “Jones” – and their daughter, against Stephen G. Diamontoni, MD and Associates Family Practice, Dr. Jeffrey T. Trost, and Dr. William R. Vollmar, charg ...

    admin - 3/9/2016 11:03am

  4. Settlement Agreement Between the United States of America and Genesis Healthcare System Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, DJ# 202-58-112

    On January 15, 2015, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that Ohio-based Genesis Healthcare System will pay $25,000 in damages and a $9,000 civil penalty to resolve claims that it discriminated against a woman with HIV in violation of the Americ ...

    admin - 4/27/2018 4:02pm

  5. Settlement Agreement between the United States of America and Knoxville Chiropractic Centers, Under the American With Disabilities Act, (2012)

    This settlement agreement stems from a complaint, filed with the United States Department of Justice, which alleged that Knoxville Chiropractic Centers (Knoxville Chiropractic) refused to treat an individual on the basis of his HIV status in violation of T ...

    admin - 9/6/2017 3:49pm

  6. The Gap Report, Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) (2014)

    UN Report Calls Criminalization a Major Obstacle to the Prevention and Treatment of HIV ...

    admin - 8/28/2019 4:14pm

  7. 15 Ways HIV Criminalization Laws Harm Us All, Lambda Legal (2013)

    This pamphlet focuses on HIV criminalization laws as lacking adequate scientific and medical evidence. It outlines 15 ways these laws harm public health, result in unjust prosecutions, and serve primarily to stigmatize and oppress people with HIV. Lambda ...

    admin - 7/14/2014 11:21am

  8. Unspoken: Sexuality, Romance, and Reproductive Freedom for Women Living with HIV in the United States, Positive Women’s Network – United States of America (PWN-USA) (November 2013)

    The Positive Women’s Network – United States of America (PWN-USA) aims to achieve federal policies grounded in the reality of women’s lived experiences by applying a gender equity and human rights lens to the HIV epidemic. While most existing literature a ...

    admin - 7/14/2014 11:10am

  9. From Sickness to Badness: The Criminalization of HIV in Michigan, Trevor Hoppe, Social Science & Medicine (2013)

    This article follows the development of the “criminalization of sickness” through “moralizing narratives of HIV infection that serve to construct HIV as a form of badness deserving of legal intervention and, thus, social control.” Through a case study of ...

    admin - 7/14/2014 10:55am

  10. HIV-Related Stigma: Protecting the Confidentiality of Clients Living with HIV/AIDS, Carolyn McAllaster (adapted from a manuscript co-written by Allison Rice, Senior Lecturing Fellow, Duke AIDS Legal Project) (2012)

    This manuscript serves as a guide to help attorneys understand the importance of protecting the confidentiality of clients living with HIV and how to ensure adequate protection. HIV-related stigma has many negative consequences: it undermines public healt ...

    admin - 5/16/2017 2:43pm

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