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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Montgomery v. Pinchak, 294 F.3d 492 (3d Cir. 2002)

    In this opinion, the Third Circuit recognizes that a prison’s failure to provide treatment to an HIV-positive inmate can violate the inmate’s Eighth Amendment rights. Montgomery, an inmate at a New Jersey prison, brought an Eighth Amendment claim against ...

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

  5. Justice for the Unprotected Against Sexually Transmitted Infections among the Confined and Exposed (JUSTICE) Act of 2007, H.R. 178, U.S. House of Representatives, 110th Congress, First Session

    Sponsored by Representative Barbara Lee of California, the JUSTICE Act is an example of legislation that seeks to prevent the spread of HIV and other STIs in correctional facilities without violating basic human rights principles. Unlike other legislation ...

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

  6. Doe v. Wigginton, 21 F.3d 733 (6th Cir. 1994)

    This opinion, which should be read with the cautions set forth below, concerns inmates' right to receive HIV testing and their right to confidentiality with regard to their HIV status. Doe, a state prison inmate, brought claims under the Eighth and F ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 7/20/2017 7:06pm

  7. Powell v. Schriver, 175 F.3d 107 (2d Cir. 1999)

    In this opinion, the Second Circuit recognizes that a correction officer's disclosure of an inmate's HIV status and transgender status may violate the inmate's constitutional right to privacy and Eighth Amendment protection against cruel an ...

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

  8. Pennsylvania Department of Corrections v. Yeskey, 524 U.S. 206 (1998)

    In Yeskey, the Supreme Court unanimously held that Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which prohibits a “public entity” from discriminating against an individual on account of disability, applies to state prisons. The Court rejected the Depa ...

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

  9. Doe v. Delie, 257 F.3d 209 (3d Cir. 2001)

    In this opinion, the Third Circuit holds that prison inmates have a constitutionally protected right to privacy regarding the confidentiality of their medical conditions, in particular HIV-status. The court held that prison officials may impinge on this r ...

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

  10. Left Behind: Black America: a Neglected Priority in the Global AIDS Epidemic, Black AIDS Institute (2008)

    This timely report sets forth the severity of the HIV/AIDS epidemic among African Americans and the failure of the United States government to respond to this crisis. The report presents the staggering statistics demonstrating HIV/AIDS rates among African ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 12/23/2019 5:09pm

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