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  1. Prisoner Support Directory, Prison Program Partnership for Safety and Justice (2014)

    This list, updated in September 2014, provides the names and contact information of organizations that advocate for prisoners' rights. It also provides the names and publishers of books and additional resources to assist with prisoner advocacy. Files ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/1/2016 1:01pm

  2. 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

  3. Pennsylvania Department of Corrections v. Yeskey, 524 U.S. 206 (1998)

    In Yeskey, the Supreme Court unanimously held that Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which prohibits a “public entity” from discriminating against an individual on account of disability, applies to state prisons. The Court rejected the Depa ...

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

  4. Justice for the Unprotected Against Sexually Transmitted Infections among the Confined and Exposed (JUSTICE) Act of 2007, H.R. 178, U.S. House of Representatives, 110th Congress, First Session

    Sponsored by Representative Barbara Lee of California, the JUSTICE Act is an example of legislation that seeks to prevent the spread of HIV and other STIs in correctional facilities without violating basic human rights principles. Unlike other legislation ...

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

  5. Montgomery v. Pinchak, 294 F.3d 492 (3d Cir. 2002)

    In this opinion, the Third Circuit recognizes that a prison’s failure to provide treatment to an HIV-positive inmate can violate the inmate’s Eighth Amendment rights. Montgomery, an inmate at a New Jersey prison, brought an Eighth Amendment claim against ...

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

  6. Tatta v. State, 799 N.Y.S.2d 610 (N.Y. App. Div. 2005)

    An HIV-positive inmate sued prison officials for the negligent disclosure of his HIV status. Finding that the disclosure violated New York Public Health Law § 2782, the court found that the inmate was entitled to statutory damages, even though the disclos ...

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

  7. Testimony of Robert Bidwell, M.D., National Prison Rape Elimination Commission Hearing: Focus on Juveniles (2006)

    In his testimony before the National Prison Rape Elimination Commission, Dr. Robert Bidwell discusses the shortcomings of youth detention centers in protecting LGBT teens from harassment and violence. Dr. Bidwell is a pediatrician at the Hawaii Youth Corr ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 9/14/2017 11:27am

  8. Prisoners’ Assistance Directory, American Civil Liberties Union (2012)

    This directory, last updated in 2012, provides a guide to organizations in each state that work on prisoners' rights issues. Files 2012_prisoners_assistance_directory.pdf 311.82 KB ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/1/2016 1:02pm

  9. National Prison Rape Elimination Commission: Report, June 2009

    The National Prison Rape Elimination Commission (NPREC) Report details the results of six years of investigation of sexual abuse in detention facilities for adults, youth, and immigrants in the United States. The NPREC, created under the Prison Rape Elimi ...

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

  10. Adams v. Federal Bureau of Prisons, No. 09-10272 (D. Mass. June 7, 2010)

    In this decision, a federal district court judge (the trial judge) denied the Federal Bureau of Prison's (FBOP) motion to dismiss the complaint of a transgender prisoner, Vanessa Adams, seeking access to hormone therapy.  It is a district court decis ...

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

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