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  1. HIV Treatment in U.S. Prisons, Sarah E. Wakeman and Josiah D. Rich, 4 HIV Ther. 505 (2010)

    This article presents information about the HIV-positive prison population in the United States, and suggests solutions to increase diagnosis, prevent intra-prison transmission, and continue treatment for individuals after their release. The article autho ...

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

  2. Incarceration, Sex With an STI- or HIV-Infected Partner, and Infection With an STI or HIV in Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY: A Social Network Perspective. Maria R. Khan, PhD, et al. AM J PUBLIC HEALTH. 101:1110–1117 (2011).

    This article examines the link between incarceration and STI and HIV risk by looking at sexual networks in Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY. In the study population, any length of former incarceration was linked to higher likelihood of infection with STIs or HIV, e ...

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

  3. Youngberg v. Romeo, 457 U.S. 307 (1982)

    In this landmark decision, the Supreme Court held that individuals committed to state institutions have a substantive right under the 14th amendment to be free from excessive bodily restraint, the right to personal security and protection, and the right t ...

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

  4. Understanding State Departments of Health and Corrections Collaboration: A Summary of Survey Findings — Part I, NASTAD (2011)

    This report by Positive Justice Project member NASTAD provides a summary of health departments' relationships with state departments of corrections (DOC) regarding prevention, care and treatment of HIV and viral hepatitis in state correctional facili ...

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

  5. Sexual Assault in Jail and Juvenile Facilities: Promising Practices for Prevention and Response, Final Report, Kim English et al., Colorado Division of Criminal Justice Office of Research and Statistics (2011)

    The purpose of this descriptive study was to identify and document promising practices for the prevention and response to sexual assault in juvenile residential facilities and adult jails in the United States. The ultimate goal of the study was to gather ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/28/2017 12:24pm

  6. Chart: Comparative Sentencing on HIV Criminalization in the United States, Center for HIV Law and Policy (2012)

    The following chart compares the sentencing schemes for representative HIV exposure, non-disclosure, and/or transmission laws in the United States with laws punishing drinking and driving, reckless endangerment of others, and vehicular homicide. In compar ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/28/2017 12:14pm

  7. The War on Drugs and HIV/AIDS: How the Criminalization of Drug Use Fuels the Global Pandemic, Report of the Global Commission on Drug Policy (June 2012)

    This report asserts that drug law enforcement practices prevent drug users from taking advantage of public health services and effectively increase their vulnerability to HIV risk. These law enforcement practices include creating fear of arrest, restricti ...

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

  8. Henderson et al. v. Thomas et al., Case No. 2:11-cv-00224-MHT (M.D. Ala. Dec. 21, 2012)

    A United States District Court judge held that the Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) HIV segregation policy, which categorically segregates HIV-positive prisoners from the general prison population, was in violation of the Americans with Disabiliti ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/31/2016 9:57am

  9. Fenced In: HIV/AIDS in the US Criminal Justice System, Gay Men’s Health Crisis (2012)

    This report provides a comprehensive overview of the issue of HIV in the United States correctional system from a human rights and social justice perspective. Covered topics include background information on HIV in the criminal justice system, structural ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/15/2017 12:04pm

  10. Doe v. Wigginton, 21 F.3d 733 (6th Cir. 1994)

    This opinion, which should be read with the cautions set forth below, concerns inmates' right to receive HIV testing and their right to confidentiality with regard to their HIV status. Doe, a state prison inmate, brought claims under the Eighth and F ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 7/20/2017 7:06pm

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