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  1. Whether the Criminal Provisions of the Violence Against Women Act Apply to Otherwise Covered Conduct When the Offender and Victim Are the Same Sex, Memorandum Opinion for the Acting Deputy Attorney General (April 2010)

    This memo, from the Acting Deputy Attorney General, David Barron, of the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Legal Counsel specifically addresses the amendments made to the Violence Against Women Act ("VAWA") in 2006 and clarifies the fu ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/6/2021 11:38am

  2. Recognition and Responding to the Needs of Low-Income Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Clients, Lisa Cisneros and Catherine Sakimura (2010)

    This article focuses on the legal needs of low-income LGBT persons, the role of legal aid organizations in the LGBT community, and how attorneys can address the needs of their clients in a culturally appropriate and effective manner. Poverty rates for LGB ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/6/2021 12:52pm

  3. 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) - 3/6/2021 1:25pm

  4. President Obama Directs the Dept. of Health and Human Services to Enforce Visitation Rights for LGBT Couples (2010)

    President Obama has directed the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to ensure that hospitals do not deny visitation rights to same-sex partners. President Obama gave DHHS until October 15, 2010 to provide information on the steps the agency ha ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/1/2016 12:44pm