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  1. RE: Policy Regarding Students with HIV, Sally Friedman, Legal Action Center (2017)

    This letter from the Legal Action Center to Long Island University addresses a discriminatory policy with respect to students living with HIV enrolled at the university’s Surgical Technology Certificate Program. It may provide guidance to people living wi ...

    admin - 10/12/2019 1:33pm

  2. Smith v. Milton Hershey School, Complaint, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania (Nov 30, 2011)

    This complaint was filed November 30, 2011 by the AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania, alleging that the Milton Hershey School in Hershey, Pa. has violated multiple anti-discrimination laws by refusing to enroll a 13-year-old pupil because he has HIV. The pl ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 12/7/2017 3:51pm

  3. Doe v. Deer Mountain Day Camp, Inc., 07 Civ. 5495 (S.D.N.Y. 2010)

    The United States District Court for the Southern District of New York held a children's camp liable under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) for denying an HIV positive child admission solely based on his HIV status. In 2004, an HIV positive ...

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

  4. The Legal Aid Safety Net: A Report on the Legal Needs of Low-Income Illinoisans, Chicago Bar Association et al. (2005)

    This report provides some support for advocates seeking to demonstrate the connection between access to legal services and address to essential services necessary to maintain health. It documents the need for legal assistance among low-income individuals ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/21/2021 4:19pm

  5. Questions and Answers: The Americans with Disabilities Act and the Rights of Persons with HIV/AIDS to Obtain Occupational Training and State Licensing, U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division (2009)

    This fact sheet makes it clear that federal disability antidiscrimination law prohibits state licensing agencies and occupational training schools from discriminating against individuals with HIV or AIDS by excluding them on the basis of a requirement tha ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/12/2019 4:06pm

  6. Doe v. Dolton Elementary School District, 694 F. Supp. 440 (N.D. Ill. 1988)

    A twelve-year-old, HIV-positive student who had been excluded from regular classroom activities as a result of his HIV infection sued his school alleging violations of section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. Finding that the Rehabilitation Act applied in t ...

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

  7. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and Optional Protocol, U.N. Doc. A/61/611 (2008)

    This recent convention reaffirms and seeks to enforce established rights for those with disabilities.  Articles of the convention that are particularly relevant to HIV/AIDS issues cover: recognition of equality and prohibition of discrimination (Article 5 ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 9/29/2020 3:32pm

  8. ADA Title II Regulations

    Part 35 of Title 28 of the Code of Federal Regulations was  revised by the Department of Justice in a final rule published September 15, 2010.  The final rule, which began to be used March 15, 2011, revised the regulation that implements  the requirements ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 7/4/2018 9:06am

  9. ADA Title II Technical Assistance Manual (with supplement)

    To help state and local governments comply with Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the U.S. Department of Justice issued this guidance document, which explains each section of Title II and offers practical illustrations to demonstrate ...

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

  10. 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) - 2/26/2020 4:06pm