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  1. Crowell v. Mass. Parole Bd., 74 N.E.3d 618 (Mass. 2017)

    In an case challenging, in part, a parole denial on the basis that it violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts reversed the denial of parole for a prisoner with a traumatic brain injury (TBI), and sen ...

    admin - 3/20/2018 8:15pm

  2. Clayton v. Michigan Department of Corrections, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 170366 (W.D. Mich. Dec. 9, 2016)

    Clayton, a prisoner living with HIV, filed a civil rights action under §1983 against the Michigan Department of Corrections (“MDOC”) and others, including medical staff contractors, in the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan. ...

    admin - 3/20/2018 8:21pm

  3. Unjust: How the Justice System Fails Transgender People, Center for American Progress and Movement Advancement Project (2016)

    This report frames the overrepresentation of transgender people in the criminal legal system as a result of, and further cause of, discrimination, targeting, and marginalization. In exploring the overrepresentation of transgender people in the criminal le ...

    admin - 8/13/2020 3:40pm

  4. Letter to President Obama on World AIDS Day (2011)

    Leading HIV organizations in the U.S. sent a letter to President Obama today about the speech he will deliver on World AIDS Day, December 1st. The 2011 World AIDS Day theme is "Getting to Zero"-- zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination, and ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/29/2020 10:23am

  5. 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

  6. 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