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  1. Abigail Hernandez v. Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 172454 (N.D. Ill. Dec. 14, 2016)

    [The following summary is excerpted from LGBT Law notes, The LeGaL Foundation of the LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York, January 2017, with thanks to Professor Arthur S. Leonard, New York Law School, Founder/Editor-in Chief, of LGBT Law Notes.] A wo ...

    admin - 5/15/2018 8:21pm

  2. State of Missouri v. Michael L. Johnson, Mo. Ct. of Appeals, E.D., No. ED 103217 (Dec. 20, 2016)

    On December 20, 2016, the Missouri Court of Appeal reversed the conviction of Michael Johnson and remanded this case for a new trial.  The court reversed the judgment of the trial court based on the state’s failure to comply with Johnson’s discovery reque ...

    admin - 12/20/2016 3:57pm

  3. Lopez v. Lynch, 810 F.3d 484 (7th Cir. 2016)

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit affirmed denial of asylum, withholding of removal, and Convention Against Torture (CAT) relief for an HIV-positive Mexican man. The Department of Homeland Security recommended Lopez, a Mexican citizen who has ...

    admin - 10/28/2018 10:28am

  4. AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod, Inc. v. Town of Barnstable, Civil Action No. BACV2015-00586 (2015).

    The Barnstable County Superior Court of Massachusetts granted a preliminary injunction preventing enforcement of a cease and desist order against a needle distribution program of the AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod, Inc. (ASGCC). The program distributes cl ...

    admin - 7/21/2019 3:58pm

  5. Tate v. Wexford Health Source, No. 3: 16-cv-00092-NJR (S.D. Ill. Feb. 18, 2016)

    An Illinois federal judge allowed a transgender inmate’s claims under the Eighth Amendment and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to proceed against correctional facility staff alleged to have denied her treatment for gender dysphoria. Correctional ...

    admin - 3/30/2018 3:50pm

  6. Doe v. Infectious Disease Associates, P.A., C.A. No. N13C-12-218 MMJ (Del. Super. Ct. 2016)

    A Delaware trial court ordered health care provider Infectious Disease Associates, P.A. (‘IDA’) to pay more than $1.1 million to a man, suing anonymously as John Doe, who lost his job after IDA faxed information about his HIV-related treatment to his work ...

    admin - 4/27/2018 3:33pm

  7. In re Mallard, Bankr. LEXIS 974 (Bankr. E.D. Ky. 2014).

    Mallard brought seven causes of action related to his bankruptcy case, the last of which claimed a violation of Ky. Rev. Stat. § 214.181 after his HIV status was disclosed in the filling of unredacted billing records in that bankruptcy case. The records w ...

    admin - 4/22/2016 10:13am

  8. Williams v. Colvin, 24 F. Supp. 3d 901 (N.D. Cal. 2014).

    The U.S. District Court of the Northern District of California remanded for benefits the Administrative Law Judge’s (ALJ) decision that Williams was ineligible for disability benefits and supplemental security income under the Social Security Act. The Cou ...

    admin - 4/21/2016 1:49pm

  9. Medina v. Holder, 542 Fed. Appx. 621 (9th Cir. 2013).

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) determination that Medina, a native and citizen of Bolivia, was ineligible for asylum because he failed to establish a well-founded fear of future prosecution ...

    admin - 4/19/2016 11:14am

  10. In Re: Child of J.M. and L.N., 2013 WL 5778225 (Minn. Ct. App. 2013)

    The Court of Appeals of Minnesota affirms the district court adjudication of the child as a child in need of protection or services (CHIPS). The Court rejected parents’ argument that a CHIPS adjudication under the relevant statute requires a showing of “c ...

    admin - 3/13/2018 2:55pm