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  1. Sexual and Reproductive Health Care for Youth in Foster Care (Draft), NYC Administration for Children’s Services (2013)

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    admin - 3/14/2014 1:13pm

  2. People v. Williams, Memorandum and Order (N.Y. App. Div. Nov. 15, 2013)

    This Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division, decision affirms an order of the lower court reducing a count of felony reckless endangerment in the first degree to misdemeanor reckless endangerment in the second degree. Under New York la ...

    admin - 11/22/2013 11:13am

  3. HIV Transmission in the United States: Considerations of Viral Load, Risk Behavior, and Health Disparities, H. Irene Hall, David R. Holtgrave, Tian Tang, and Philip Rhodes, AIDS and Behavior (March 2013)

    This article assesses how viral load, risk behavior, and health disparities contribute to HIV transmission. The authors found that persons who are unaware of their status are more than three times as likely to transmit HIV than those who are aware of thei ...

    admin - 3/24/2014 12:05pm

  4. Language, Identity and HIV: Why Do We Keep Talking about the Responsible and Responsive Use of Language? Language Matters, Sophie Dilmitis et al., Journal of the International AIDS Society (June 2012)

    This article explores the use of language when discussing HIV and advocates for a shift toward more positive wording to empower HIV affected communities. The authors note that current medical language “focuses on managing, avoiding or eradicating disease, ...

    admin - 3/24/2014 11:50am

  5. The Advocate’s Guide to the MAGI, Byron J. Gross, Wayne Turner and David Machledt, The National Health Law Program (October 2013)

    This guide explains Modified Adjusted Gross Income (MAGI), a provision of the Affordable Care Act that introduced a new methodology to evaluate eligibility for Insurance Affordability Programs. The purpose of MAGI is to have a nationwide system for calcul ...

    admin - 11/19/2013 10:30am

  6. Stories Absent from the Courtroom: Responding to Domestic Violence in the Context of HIV and AIDS, Jane K. Stoever, 82 N.C. L. Rev. 1157 (2009)

    This article explores the relationship between domestic violence and the victim’s HIV status. The presence of HIV or AIDS changes the very nature of domestic abuse, including partners threatening to disclose the victim’s status if he/she tries to leave th ...

    admin - 3/24/2014 12:01pm

  7. Criminalization of HIV Transmission and Exposure: Research and Policy Agenda, Zita Lazzarini, Carol L. Galletly, Eric Mykhalovskiy, Dini Harsono, Elaine O’Keefe, Merrill Singer, and Robert J. Levine, American Journal of Public Health (2013)

    This article describes the areas of concern surrounding the continued implementation HIV-specific criminal laws and sentence enhancements. The authors refer to research on the harmful effects these laws can have on individual behavior as well as public he ...

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  8. US v. Barix Clinics (#DJ 202-62-284)

    This settlement agreement between the U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ") and Barix Clinics (“Barix”) highlights the protections afforded to people living with HIV in the context of elective medical procedures – in this case, bariatric surgery fo ...

    admin - 3/12/2014 11:55am

  9. Matter of Anthony (Board of Immigration Appeals 2013)

    In Matter of Anthony, the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) reversed an immigration judge's ruling denying a Jamaican gay immigrant's application for protection under the U.N. Convention Against Torture (CAT). The BIA disagreed with the immigra ...

    admin - 10/31/2013 4:40pm

  10. “Notify Your Partners – It’s the Law”: HIV Providers and Mandatory Disclosure, Bronwen Lichtenstein, PhD, Kathryn Whetten, PhD, and Casey Rubenstein, MSW, Journal of the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (2013)

    This study examines HIV counseling practices in Alabama and North Carolina – states with different HIV control laws but similar HIV epidemiology. Both states require mandatory disclosure, but North Carolina’s public health code features an additional seve ...

    admin - 5/6/2018 12:08pm

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