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  1. Woods v. White, 689 F. Supp. 874 (W.D. Wis. 1988)

    The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin held that there is a constitutional right to privacy in one’s medical records and that this right is not relinquished automatically when a person is incarcerated. In this case, an inmate’s AIDS ...

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

  2. Do Prisoners Have a Right Under the Eight Amendment to HIV Testing on Demand? Kristi M. Couvillon, 9 Tex J. on C.L. and C.R. 233 (2004)

    This article discusses the development of the law surrounding whether a prisoner has a right under the Eight Amendment to HIV testing. Currently, twenty states require testing on demand and case law addressing the issue directly is limited. An inmate' ...

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

  3. HIV in Prisons, 2001-2010, U.S. Dept. of Justice (2012)

    This United States Department of Justice report sets forth data on the rates of HIV and HIV-related deaths in federal and state prisons across the country. The rate of HIV/AIDS among all state and federal prison inmates declined from 194 cases per 10,000 ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/7/2013 4:29pm

  4. Correctional Facilities as Partners in Reducing HIV Disparities, Josiah D. Rich, MD, MPH, et al. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes (2013)

    This journal article reviews statistical trends related to incarceration, HIV prevalence, and access to quality healthcare across various demographics (age, gender, race/ethnicity). People of color are overrepresented in prison populations, with blacks an ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/7/2013 4:29pm

  5. United States v. South Carolina Department of Corrections, No. 13-CV-2664 (D.S.C.)

    In this case, the federal government filed a lawsuit against the South Carolina Department of Corrections (SCDC) and the Director of the SCDC alleging discrimination against inmates living with HIV in violation of Title II of the Americans with Disabiliti ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/7/2013 4:29pm

  6. United States v. South Carolina Department of Corrections, No. 13-CV-2664 (D.S.C.) CONSENT DECREE

    In this case, the federal government filed a lawsuit against the South Carolina Department of Corrections (SCDC) and the Director of the SCDC alleging discrimination against inmates living with HIV in violation of Title II of the Americans with Disabiliti ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/8/2013 11:13am

  7. Nunes, et al. v. UMass Correctional Health, et al., Civ. A. 10-12013-RWZ, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 143292 (D. Mass. Oct. 3, 2013)

    Richard Nunes, plaintiff, brought this case on behalf of himself and other inmates, claiming that a newly enacted policy by UMass Correctional Health and the Massachusetts Department of Corrections, the defendants, which prohibited him from self-administe ...

    admin - 3/10/2016 10:22am

  8. 2013 Summary of HIV and Hepatitis C Care in NYS Prisons

    In 2013, the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS) faced persistent challenges statewide involving the identification of, and quality of treatment for, individuals diagnosed with HIV and/or Hepatitis C. Difficulties in ...

    admin - 2/28/2014 1:04pm

  9. Nunes et al. v. Massachusetts Department of Correction et al., No. 13-2346 (1st Cir. Feb. 14, 2014) (Brief of Plaintiff-Appellants)

    Plaintiffs brought this appeal seeking a reversal of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts’s entry of summary judgment for the defendants. At trial, the District Court found that a prison policy prohibiting inmates from self-a ...

    admin - 4/16/2014 12:18pm

  10. The Iron Fist in the Latex Glove: The Intersection of Public Health and Criminal Justice, Roberto Hugh Potter & Jeffrey W. Rosky, American Journal of Criminal Justice (2012)

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    admin - 4/28/2014 10:19am

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