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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. HIV Testing Should Require Consent and Promise Privacy, Op-Ed, Sigrid Fry-Revere, San Francisco Chronicle (2007)

    This op-ed piece exposes the fiscal motives behind, and the harmful consequences of, legislative efforts to routinize HIV testing and eliminate written consent. The author, a bio-ethicist at the Cato Institute, notes that a bill before the California Asse ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/30/2017 11:00am

  3. Understanding The Patient's Perspective on Rapid and Routine HIV Testing in an Inner City Urgent Care Center, Angela B. Hutchinson et al., 16 AIDS Education and Prevention 101 (2004)

    This study explored patient perspectives on rapid and routine HIV testing among primarily minority patients in an urgent care center at an urban public hospital. The results, broken down by gender, reveal the importance of voluntary testing, counseling, a ...

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

  4. Leonel v. American Airlines, 400 F.3d 702 (9th Cir. 2005)

    American Airlines denied jobs to three HIV-positive flight attendant applicants, both because their HIV status meant they didn't meet American's medical requirements, and because all three failed to disclose their HIV status on the pre-employmen ...

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

  5. Interim Report, New York State AIDS Advisory Council Subcommittee on the HIV-Infected Health Care Worker (1995)

    In 1992, in response to a CDC directive, the New York State Department of Health issued a policy regarding the practice of HIV-positive health care workers. Three years later, the New York State AIDS Advisory Council Subcommittee on the HIV-Infected Healt ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/6/2018 5:06pm

  6. Doe v. County of Centre, 242 F.3d 437 (3d Cir. 2001)

    In this opinion, the Third Circuit considered a challenge to a policy prohibiting the placement of non-HIV-positive foster children in a home in which a family member has HIV unless the foster parents agree to the release of the family member’s diagnosis ...

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

  7. Compendium of State HIV Testing Laws: Quick Reference Guide for Clinicians, National HIV/AIDS Clinicians' Consultation Center, University of California at San Francisco (2011)

    This guide provides state-by-state information on statutes, regulations, and policies related to HIV testing. For each state, the information is broken out into the following categories: informed consent, counseling, provisos of testing (anonymous, rapid, ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 8/27/2017 11:00am

  8. Leckelt v. Board of Commissioners of Hospital District No. 1, 909 F.2d 820 (5th Cir. 1990)

    The Leckelt case concerns a nurse who was discharged by his hospital employer when he refused to provide the hospital with HIV test results. The hospital requested Leckelt’s test result when it determined that he was gay and was the “roommate” of a patien ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/31/2016 10:51am

  9. Doe v. Division of Youth & Family Svcs., Amended Complaint, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, Rutgers Constitutional Litigation Clinic and ACLU of New Jersey Foundation (2002)

    This complaint was filed on behalf of a woman who was tested for HIV during her pregnancy without her consent, followed by the unauthorized disclosure of her positive HIV serostatus, the involvement of state child protective services, and the forced antir ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/13/2018 3:52pm

  10. 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

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