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  1. Doe v. Bell, 754 N.Y.S.2d 846 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. 2003)

    This case held that a state foster care facility violated the New York State Human Rights Law ("NYSHRL") by not reasonably accommodating plaintiff Jean Doe's needs related to Gender Identity Disorder ("GID") because they prevented ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  2. R.G. v. Koller, 415 F. Supp. 2d 1129 (D. Haw. 2006)

    The United States District Court for the District of Hawaii granted a motion for preliminary injunction against the Hawaii Youth Correction Facility ("HYCF"), requiring HYCF to stop isolating, abusing and failing to protect LGBT youth in their c ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  3. A.M. v. Luzerne County Juvenile Detention Center, 372 F.3d 572 (3d Cir. 2004)

    In this case, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit held that there was enough evidence to proceed to trial against a juvenile detention center for not protecting a minor under its care from abuse and not providing him with the psychological healt ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/31/2016 10:13am

  4. The Legal Rights of LGBT Youth in State Custody: What Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Professionals Need to Know, Rudy Estrada and Jody Marksamer, 85 CHILD WELFARE, 171 (2006)

    This article provides a guide for advocates representing LGBT youth in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems. All youth in state custody, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity, are guaranteed rights to physical safety and prevention ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 9/14/2017 11:42am

  5. Transgender Foster Youth: A Forced Identity, Christine L. Olson, 19 TEX. J. WOMEN and L. 25 (2009).

    This journal article examines applicable state, federal, and case law and analyzes the constitutional concerns that arise out of forced gender conformity for transgender youth in foster care. The author argues, with the support of some case law, that &quo ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  6. Comments to the Department of Justice Proposed Standards, OAG – 131: National Standards to Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Prison Rape, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (April 2011)

    On April 4, 2011, the Center for HIV Law and Policy submitted these comments on the Department of Justice's (DOJ) proposed standards for the prevention, detection, and response to prison rape on behalf of the AIDS Foundation of Chicago, HIV Preventio ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/8/2013 9:37am

  7. Juvenile Injustice: The Unfulfilled Rights of Youth in State Custody to Comprehensive Sexual Health Care, December 2010, The Center for HIV Law and Policy

    CHLP Juvenile Injustice Report cover.png This is the first legal report and guide on the rights of youth in detention and foster care facilities to comprehensive sexual health care, including sexual medical care, sexuality education, and staff training on ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 9/11/2018 4:19pm

  8. Comments to the Department of Justice Proposed Standards, OAG – 131: National Standards to Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Prison Rape (May 2010)

    On May 10, 2010, the Center for HIV Law and Policy submitted these comments on the Department of Justice's (DOJ) proposed standards for the prevention, detection, and response to prison rape on behalf of HiTOPS, the African American Office of Gay Con ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  9. National Prison Rape Elimination Commission: Report, June 2009

    The National Prison Rape Elimination Commission (NPREC) Report details the results of six years of investigation of sexual abuse in detention facilities for adults, youth, and immigrants in the United States. The NPREC, created under the Prison Rape Elimi ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  10. Special Report: Sexual Victimization in Juvenile Facilities Reported by Youth, 2008-09, Allen J. Beck, Paige M. Harrison and Paul Guerino, U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics (2010)

    The U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) report on sexual abuse of youth in juvenile corrections facilities confirms that sexual abuse occurs far more frequently against young adults than adult offenders, and that queer you ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/1/2016 12:55pm

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