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  1. Bragdon v. Abbott, 524 U.S. 624 (1998) (majority opinion)

    Sidney Abbott, who is HIV-positive, sought dental care (filling a cavity) from Randon Bragdon, a dentist in Maine. After Abbott disclosed her HIV status on a registration form, Bragdon refused to treat her in his office, instead offering to treat her at a ...

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

  2. Saving Lives Now: Female Condoms and the Role of U.S. Foreign Aid, 2008, Center for Health and Gender Equity

    This report prepared by the Center for Health and Gender Equity focuses on the role that female condoms can play in HIV prevention, and how the U.S. needs to be the leader in global distribution of, and education about, female condom use. The document’s e ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 4/24/2020 5:53pm

  3. Statement Calling for Revision of the CDC Policy on HIV-Positive Health Care Workers, Larry Gostin (2008)

    In this statement provided to the Center for HIV Law & Policy, Professor Larry Gostin, an internationally recognized public health lawyer, calls on the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to revisit its policy on HIV-positive health care w ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 1/15/2018 4:11pm

  4. Guidelines for HIV-Positive Health Care Workers, The Center for HIV Law & Policy (2008)

    This chart summarizes the guidelines and policies currently in place regarding HIV-positive health care workers (HCW) in all 50 states, as well as some U.S. territories. For each state, the chart includes any relevant guidelines, statutes, or regulations, ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/25/2021 3:27pm

  5. Center for Children's Law and Policy, Potential for Change: Public Attitudes and Policy Preferences for Juvenile Justice Systems Reform (2008)

    As part of a Models for Change program funded by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the Center for Childrens Law and Policy issued a report on a poll it commissioned to determine public attitudes about the value of juvenile justice reforms ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 9/14/2017 11:09am

  6. Legal Concerns for Providers of Internet HIV Prevention Programs--Recognizing and Avoiding Legal Pitfalls, Slide Presentation, C. Hanssens, Robert Thony, Jane Levine

    As Internet-based strategies gain in popularity, many service providers want to know how to protect their agencies and their staff from liability or legal complications that can arise from these efforts. Working with underage youth online, exposing staff ...

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

  7. Women's Health Insurance Coverage, Kaiser Family Foundation, December 2007

    This fact sheet prepared by the Kaiser Family Foundation provides new statistics on health coverage and describes the major sources of health insurance for non-elderly adult women ages 18-64, including employer-sponsored coverage, Medicaid, individually p ...

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

  8. Sexual Prejudice: Understanding Homophobia and Heterosexism, Dr. Gregory Herek, University of California, Davis

    Psychologist Gregory Herek, a professor at the University of California, Davis, provides definitions and explanations of various ideas and terms related to homophobia and heterosexism, as well as links to several of his articles on the topic. His site als ...

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

  9. State Policies in Brief: Minors' Access to STI Services, Guttmacher Institute

    This state-by-state reference sheet provides the relevant laws granting minors authority to consent to STI services and HIV testing and treatment. It also outlines the confidentiality protections afforded to minors seeking these services. According to the ...

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

  10. Recommendations for Use of Antiretroviral Drugs in Pregnant Women Infected with HIV-1 for Maternal Health and for Reducing Perinatal HIV-1 Transmission in the U.S., U.S. Public Health Service Task Force Perinatal Guidelines Working Group (2008)

    The July 2008 version of the guidelines includes language that reaffirms an HIV-positive pregnant woman’s right to retain control over treatment decisions that affect her and her fetus. The Nov. 2007 version had inexplicably omitted language about a woman ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/19/2018 12:33pm

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