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  1. Comments on the May 2005 Draft Report of the New York City Commission on HIV/AIDS, Sisters Mobilized for AIDS Research and Treatment (SMART)

    Responding to the May 2005 draft report of the New York City Commission on HIV/AIDS, the Center for HIV Law and Policy drafted comments on behalf of SMART, Inc (Sisters Mobilized for AIDS Research and Treatment). SMART and CHLP endorsed many of the Commis ...

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

  2. 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

  3. Access to and Quality of Medical Treatment: Federal Cases, The Center for HIV Law & Policy (2002)

    This circuit-by-circuit compilation provides citations and holdings for federal cases concerning access to and quality of medical treatment in prisons. The compilation focuses on cases dealing with the medical treatment of inmates living with HIV, and pri ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 11/17/2018 5:01pm

  4. Prisons and Access to Medical Services for Transgender/Transitioning Individuals, Center for HIV Law & Policy (2007)

    This compilation provides synopses for five federal court decisions concerning prisons' failure to provide adequate care specific to the needs of transgender prisoners. Each case holds that denial of treatment such as hormone therapy can constitute d ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 11/17/2018 4:44pm

  5. Sex, Drugs, Prisons, and HIV, Susan Okie, 356 New England Journal of Medicine 105 (2007)

    This New England Journal of Medicine article examines many of the facts, perceptions, and proposed solutions to the HIV epidemic--and the behaviors and policies that drive it--occurring behind bars. The prohibition of condom availability, absence of needl ...

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

  6. Sexual Health Advocacy for Youth in Foster Care and Detention Facilities, Legal and Policy Outline, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2007)

    The Center for HIV Law and Policys (CHLP) legal and policy outline for advocating for sexual health and HIV prevention programming for youth in state custody. Youth in the state welfare and juvenile justice systems, especially lesbian, gay, bisexual, tran ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 9/14/2017 11:14am

  7. SSI Benefits Eligibility: Underpayments to Prisoners and Other Check Related Prisoner Issues, Social Security Administration

    This SSA manual excerpt discusses the appropriate methods of providing SSI underpayments to prisoners, alternative methods for paying underpayments while the prisoner is incarcerated, and the procedures for redeeming SSI benefit checks that are received a ...

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

  8. Making the Case for Health Interventions in Correctional Facilities, Theodore M. Hammett, 78 Journal of Urban Health 236 (2001)

    In this article, a long-time expert on HIV in corrections and a vice-president at government and business consulting firm Abt Associates elaborates on what he considers the three essential points to effective advocacy for health care services in prisons a ...

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

  9. Bennett v. Correctional Medical Services, Inc., Amended Class Action Complaint, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey (2003)

    This is an amended class action complaint, filed in New Jersey, seeking monetary and injunctive relief for all state prisoners with hepatitis C who were denied diagnostic and treatment services for their medical condition. The complaint provides a good ou ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 12/13/2018 1:30pm

  10. Know Your Rights: The Prison Litigation Reform Act, American Civil Liberties Union (2011)

    This legal guide to the 1996 Prison Litigation Reform Act (PLRA), updated in 2011, outlines the obstacles the Act can pose to prisoners seeking to file federal lawsuits, and strategies to help overcome those obstacles. The PLRA imposed several requirement ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 11/22/2017 10:59am

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