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  1. Why Are We Putting People in Jail for Having HIV? A Grassroots Guide to HIV Criminalization: Facts, Foolishness, and Solutions, The Center for HIV Law and Policy and National Center for Lesbian Rights (2015)

    CHLP, in collaboration with the National Center for Lesbian Rights, has released this guide that explains the simple medical facts of HIV transmission and care, addresses the legal foolishness that discriminates against and imprisons people living with HIV ...

    admin - 6/14/2017 4:23pm

  2. Charlie Sheen HIV Status Announcement Provides Teachable Moments

    Tuesday's announcement by Charlie Sheen regarding his HIV status garnered much media attention. As disappointing as the sensationalism around that has been, it also provided a national spotlight and a  "teachable moment" on the issues that ...

    admin - 11/20/2015 4:22pm

  3. Ginn v. State, 667 S.E.2d 712 (Ga. Ct. App. 2008).

    The Court of Appeals of Georgia affirmed Ginn’s eight-year sentence for reckless conduct under Georgia’s HIV criminalization law. Her sexual partner, who did not use a condom, claimed Ginn never told him of her HIV status. At trial, Ginn and two other wit ...

    admin - 11/12/2015 6:38pm

  4. User's Guide for Searching the HIV Policy Resource Bank

    The HIV Policy Resource Bank (RB) has more than 1,000 resources and can be accessed in one of the following ways from the CHLP homepage. 1. Click on the tab labeled “HIV Policy Resource Bank” in the top toolbar and choose “Search Resources.” 2. Click on “ ...

    admin - 11/12/2015 12:10pm

  5. IAPAC Guidelines for Optimizing HIV Care Continuum for Adults and Adolescents, International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (2015)

    The International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (IAPAC) published its Guidelines for Optimizing HIV Care Continuum for Adults and Adolescents earlier this month. The guidelines, representing IAPAC’s efforts to close the gaps along the HIV care con ...

    admin - 5/10/2020 11:28am

  6. United States v. Pinkela, ACCA, 15-0747 ORDER 110415 (11/5/15)

    On November 5, 2015, the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces granted a second petition for review of Ken Pinkela, a former Army Lieutenant Colonel living with HIV who was discharged and criminally prosecuted on charges of having unprotected anal sex wit ...

    admin - 11/10/2015 10:08am

  7. 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

  8. New G-845 and G-845 Supplement Forms Required for Verification of Immigration Documents with Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

    The G-845 and G-845 Supplement Forms are used to confirm the immigration status of an individual applying for federal, state or local public benefits, including eligibility for benefits under Titles II, XVI, and XVIII. Typically, the G-845 and G-845 Suppl ...

    admin - 11/4/2015 5:43pm

  9. Lundy v. Phillips Staffing, 2014 WL 811544 (D.S.C. 2014)

    Lundy brought suit against his former employer alleging discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101) (ADA) when he was fired after his employer Phillips learned of Lundy’s positive HIV status. In 2011, Phillips Staffing off ...

    admin - 1/3/2018 4:47pm

  10. Riley v. State, 2014 WL 1016240 (Tex. Crim. 2014)(not designated for publication).

    The Court of Appeals upheld Riley’s sentence of 70 years imprisonment for each of two counts of aggravated assault of a child with a deadly weapon, to be served concurrently, and a fine of $5,000. Graham, aged 15 at the time, placed an advertisement on Cr ...

    admin - 11/4/2015 5:35pm

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