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  1. State v. Schmidt, 771 So. 2d 131 (La. Ct. App. 2000)

    State v. Schmidt is the second case in the state of Louisiana in which a defendant was convicted of attempted second degree murder for exposing another person to HIV. Schmidt, a medical doctor, was sentenced to fifty years imprisonment at hard labor for i ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 8/16/2017 11:23am

  2. State v. Ferguson, 15 P.3d 1271 (Wash. 2001)

    Ferguson was convicted of second degree assault and sentenced to 120 months imprisonment under former WASH. REV. CODE ANN. § 9A.36.021(1)(e) (1988) after he allegedly engaged in unprotected penile-vaginal sex with the complainant. At issue in the case is ...

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

  3. Herring v. Keenan, 218 F.3d 1171 (10th Cir. 2000)

    A divided panel of the Tenth Circuit held that although there is a constitutional right to privacy that protects an individual from the disclosure of information concerning a person’s health, including that person’s HIV status, the right in the context of ...

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

  4. Lesley v. Chie, 250 F.3d 47 (1st Cir. 2001)

    This opinion concerns a summary judgment motion on a Rehabilitation Act claim against a doctor who refused to treat an HIV-positive pregnant woman and instead referred her to a hospital with a special program for delivering children of HIV-positive women. ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/31/2016 10:19am

  5. McNeil v. Time Insurance Co., 205 F.3d 179 (5th Cir. 2000)

    This Fifth Circuit opinion affirms summary judgment against an HIV-positive man whose health insurer limited his coverage because he had AIDS. The policy had no limitations due to pre-existing conditions, but limited its coverage for the first two years o ...

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

  6. 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

  7. Holiday v. City of Chattanooga, 206 F.3d 637 (6th Cir. 2000)

    This case involves a challenge to a city police department’s withdrawal of an offer for a police officer position to an applicant when it discovered the applicant was HIV-positive. The applicant, Holiday, brought claims under the Americans with Disabiliti ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/31/2016 10:20am

  8. State v. Jones, 3 P.3d 142 (N.M. Ct. App. 2000)

    The New Mexico Court of Appeals found that spitting and throwing other bodily fluids at a police officer or corrections officer could meet the definition of battery as described in the statute at issue. However, absent a showing of actual injury on the pa ...

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