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  1. A Guide to Disability Rights Laws, U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Disability Rights Section (March 2017)

    Prepared by the U.S. Department of Justice and updated in March 2017, this guide provides a basic overview of federal laws that offer antidiscrimination protections to people with disabilities, including people living with HIV/AIDS. Statutory citations an ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 1/18/2018 10:29am

  2. Gonzalez v. Barnhart, Brief of Plaintiff, U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York, Empire Justice Center

    The Empire Justice Center submitted this brief on behalf of an HIV-positive who was denied Disability Insurance Benefits (DIB) by the Social Security Administration (SSA). The woman suffered from chronic genital herpes outbreaks, back and leg pain, and ot ...

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

  3. Gonzalez v. Barnhart, Brief of Defendant, U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York, U.S. Attorney's Office

    The U.S. Attorney’s Office submitted this brief on behalf of the Social Security Administration (SSA) in defense of a claim that SSA’s decision to deny Disability Insurance Benefits (DIB) to an HIV-positive woman was unsupported by the evidence. In order ...

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

  4. Gonzalez v. Barnhart, 491 F. Supp. 2d 329 (W.D.N.Y. 2007)

    According to LJ Fisher of the Empire Justice Center, this “case is significant because it details the need to consider medication side effects in the context of HIV/AIDS disability cases, as required specifically under listing 14.08 N. The decision provid ...

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

  5. The New Medicaid Citizenship Documentation Requirement: A Brief Overview, The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (2006)

    This report examines the February 2006 provision of budget legislation requiring all Medicaid applicants and recipients who are U.S. citizens to provide a birth certificate or passport to become eligible for the program. While the provision was passed as ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/10/2018 4:15pm

  6. Hull v. Barnhart, 336 F. Supp. 2d 1113 (D. Or. 2004)

    Under the Social Security Act, the fleeing felon provision on which the Social Security Administration (SSA) relies to terminate benefits applies only if a person intends to flee from prosecution, not if a warrant exists but was unknown to the person at t ...

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

  7. Blakely v. Commissioner, 330 F. Supp. 2d 910 (W.D. Mich. 2004)

    The mere existence of a warrant for Blakely's arrest on a felony assault charge was insufficient to demonstrate flight to avoid prosecution, and therefore could not serve as the basis for the Social Security Administration's (SSA) decision to te ...

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

  8. Garnes v. Barnhart, 352 F. Supp. 2d 1059 (N.D. Cal. 2004)

    A mentally disabled woman was entitled to Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits despite the fact that she left a state in which there was an outstanding criminal charge against her. The court determined that it was not required to defer to the Socia ...

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

  9. Fowlkes v. Adamec, 432 F.3d 90 (2d Cir. 2005)

    Finding that the plaintiff’s Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits should not have been revoked, the court concluded that the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) guidelines for declaring a person a fleeing felon were inconsistent with the Social ...

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

  10. Have You Seen a Fleeing Felon? Social Security Administration Targets SSI Recipients With Outstanding Warrants, Gerry McIntyre, Clearinghouse Review (2003)

    This article explains the welfare legislation that created the "fleeing felon" rule allowing discontinuation of numerous benefits, including Supplemental Security Income, and the Social Security Administration's misapplication of the rule i ...

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

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