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  1. Legal Issues: Opt-Out Testing and HIV Care, Slide Presentation, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2006)

    This slide presentation for the Nov 29-30, 2006 Summit on Opportunities for Improving HIV Diagnosis, Prevention, & Access to Care in the U.S. addresses areas of potential legal liability raised by implementation of September, 2006 CDC Guidelines on HI ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/30/2017 11:39am

  2. Sex, Drugs, Prisons, and HIV, Susan Okie, 356 New England Journal of Medicine 105 (2007)

    This New England Journal of Medicine article examines many of the facts, perceptions, and proposed solutions to the HIV epidemic--and the behaviors and policies that drive it--occurring behind bars. The prohibition of condom availability, absence of needl ...

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

  3. The War on Drugs and HIV/AIDS: How the Criminalization of Drug Use Fuels the Global Pandemic, Report of the Global Commission on Drug Policy (June 2012)

    This report asserts that drug law enforcement practices prevent drug users from taking advantage of public health services and effectively increase their vulnerability to HIV risk. These law enforcement practices include creating fear of arrest, restricti ...

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

  4. Support for HIV Testing and HIV Criminalization Among Offenders Under Community Supervision, Brad Barber and Bronwen Lichtenstein, Research in the Sociology of Health Care, Volume 33, 253-273 (2015)

    In a survey of 197 Alabama probationers and parolees to determine offenders' knowledge of HIV and Alabama’s HIV-specific criminal law, and their level of support for HIV testing and mandatory disclosure, the vast majority supported both testing and c ...

    admin - 11/2/2015 1:11pm

  5. Rosado v. Herard, 2014 WL 1303513 (S.D.N.Y. 2014).

    Rosado, a pre-trial detainee at Rikers Island, brought an action alleging Herard, a licensed mental health clinician, violated his rights by disclosing Rosado’s HIV status to other detainees and by denying him, as well as other Spanish-speaking detainees, ...

    admin - 3/9/2016 10:55am

  6. Mass incarceration, public health, and widening inequality in the USA, Christopher Wilderman & Emily A Wang, Lancet (2017)

    Mass incarceration is a public health issue, and policy changes that affect mass incarceration can and should be informed by data related to health outcomes for individuals and communities. Wilderman and Wang (2018) outline the history of mass incarcerati ...

    admin - 10/10/2018 2:55pm

  7. Structural racism and health inequities in the USA: evidence and interventions, Zinzi D Bailey et al., The Lancet (2017)

    Despite the fact that racism in its many forms contributes to poor health outcomes, health professionals and policymakers have yet to employ concrete anti-racism measures to address persistent health inequities in the United States. Bailey et al. focus sp ...

    admin - 11/27/2018 2:08pm

  8. 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

  9. Mass Incarceration, Housing Instability and HIV/AIDS: Research Findings and Policy Recommendations, Ginny Shubert, National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) and Housing Works (2013)

    This report provides a review of the literature on the overlapping epidemics of mass incarceration and HIV/AIDS concentrated among poor communities of color, and the role that housing instability plays in exacerbating both. After exploring the interconnec ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/14/2020 3:13pm

  10. Paying the Price: Failing to Deliver HIV Services in Louisiana Parish Jails, Human Rights Watch (2016)

    This report from Human Rights Watch presents troubling findings from the Louisiana parish jails and its abysmal medical care for many inmates living with HIV. Contrary to CDC recommendations, many inmates have little or no access to HIV testing and treatm ...

    admin - 3/10/2020 5:47pm

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