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  1. Effectiveness of Interventions to Manage HIV in Prisons—Provision of Condoms and Other Measures to Decrease Sexual Transmission

    This paper, jointly authored by the WHO, UNAIDS, and the UN Office on Drugs and Crime, discusses the reality of life in correctional settings and asserts that distribution of condoms is necessary to help stop the sexual transmission of HIV in those settin ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 7/9/2020 4:46pm

  2. 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

  3. Comments on the Draft of the CDC Guide for Implementing HIV Testing in Correctional Facilities, The Center for HIV Law & Policy et al.

    In response to a CDC request for comments, 35 organizations endorsed these comments submitted to CDC regarding its draft guidance for implementing HIV testing expansion in correctional settings. The Center for HIV Law and Policy, Lambda Legal, and the AID ...

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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. A Guide to Disability Rights Laws, U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Disability Rights Section (March 2017)

    Prepared by the U.S. Department of Justice and updated in March 2017, this guide provides a basic overview of federal laws that offer antidiscrimination protections to people with disabilities, including people living with HIV/AIDS. Statutory citations an ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/26/2020 4:06pm

  7. Global Networking for AIDS, Law & Human Rights: A Satellite of the XVI International AIDS Conference, Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network

    In August 2006, the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network hosted a ground-breaking meeting of experts on HIV/AIDS, law and human rights, including civil society leaders from Africa, the Americas, Asia and central and eastern Europe. The meeting, held as a satel ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 7/29/2020 7:06pm

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. United States and New York City Department of Corrections, Settlement Agreement

    To ensure that the New York City Department of Corrections (DOC) fulfills its obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the U.S. Attorney's Office negotiated this settlement agreement after an inmate lodged a complaint against the ...

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

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