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  1. Thomas v. Atascadero Unified School District, 662 F. Supp. 376 (C.D. Cal. 1986)

    In this case, a five-year-old student with HIV could not be excluded from attending his public elementary school based on his HIV status. The student had originally been allowed by the school board’s Placement Committee to attend regular kindergarten clas ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/31/2016 10:53am

  2. School Bd. of Nassau County v. Arline, 480 U.S. 273 (1987)

    In a precedent setting case regarding the scope of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Rehab Act), the U.S. Supreme Court found that an individual with a contagious disease is considered a “handicapped individual” and thus is entitled to the protections of th ...

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

  3. Poff v. Caro, 549 A.2d 900 (N.J. Super. 1987)

    In this case based on New Jersey's Law Against Discrimination, three gay men attempted to rent an apartment but were turned down when the landlord learned of their sexual orientation and feared that he would acquire AIDS from them. The New Jersey Sup ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/25/2020 3:43pm