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  1. Know Your Rights: The Prison Litigation Reform Act, American Civil Liberties Union (2011)

    This legal guide to the 1996 Prison Litigation Reform Act (PLRA), updated in 2011, outlines the obstacles the Act can pose to prisoners seeking to file federal lawsuits, and strategies to help overcome those obstacles. The PLRA imposed several requirement ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 11/22/2017 10:59am

  2. 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

  3. Justice for All? A Report on the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered Youth in the New York Juvenile Justice System, Randi Feinstein, et al. (2001)

    This report chronicles the experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered (LGBT) youth in the New York juvenile justice system. It discusses the overrepresentation of these youth in juvenile justice, and the underlying problems, such as stigma, ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/1/2016 12:54pm

  4. Hidden Injustice: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth in Juvenile Courts, The Equity Project (2009)

    This report examines the experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth in juvenile courts nationwide. Despite the fact that LGBT youth comprise a significant portion (up to 13%) of youth in detention, they remain invisible to many ju ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/1/2016 12:53pm

  5. Directions in HIV Service Delivery and Care: A Policy Brief: Reducing Barriers to Care, U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, HIV/AIDS Bureau (2000)

    This policy brief publishes the findings of studies undertaken by the federal HIV/AIDS Bureau to understand the factors that affect access to care and ability to remain in care for poor, low-income and traditionally underserved populations. In particular, ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 8/16/2019 4:11pm

  6. HIV/AIDS Recommendations for the Obama Administration, The Center for HIV Law & Policy et al. (2009)

    These documents set forth recommendations for the incoming Obama administration to address the domestic HIV epidemic. They were drafted by CHLP and other national, state and local organizations representing persons affected by HIV/AIDS. The documents prio ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/30/2017 9:59am

  7. Testimony of Robert Bidwell, M.D., National Prison Rape Elimination Commission Hearing: Focus on Juveniles (2006)

    In his testimony before the National Prison Rape Elimination Commission, Dr. Robert Bidwell discusses the shortcomings of youth detention centers in protecting LGBT teens from harassment and violence. Dr. Bidwell is a pediatrician at the Hawaii Youth Corr ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 9/14/2017 11:27am

  8. United States v. Ms. T (anonymous), Amicus Brief, U.S. District Court for the District of Maine, National Advocates for Pregnant Women, Center for HIV Law and Policy, Verrill Dana, LLP on behalf of Medical, Public Health and HIV Experts and Advocates

    In this brief, the Center for HIV Law and Policy, National Advocates for Pregnant women, and other amici argue that a federal judge in the District of Maine improperly relied on a woman's HIV positive status and pregnancy to determine the length of h ...

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

  9. Woods v. White, 689 F. Supp. 874 (W.D. Wis. 1988)

    The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin held that there is a constitutional right to privacy in one’s medical records and that this right is not relinquished automatically when a person is incarcerated. In this case, an inmate’s AIDS ...

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

  10. Tatta v. State, 799 N.Y.S.2d 610 (N.Y. App. Div. 2005)

    An HIV-positive inmate sued prison officials for the negligent disclosure of his HIV status. Finding that the disclosure violated New York Public Health Law § 2782, the court found that the inmate was entitled to statutory damages, even though the disclos ...

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

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