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Article • July 28, 2017 • from PLN August, 2017
Nevada DOC Moves to End Discrimination against HIV-positive and Disabled Prisoners by Matthew Clarke by Matt Clarke On June 20, 2016, Rebecca Bond, chief of the Disability Rights Section of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), sent the Nevada Attorney General a letter calling out the state’s Department of Corrections ...
Rats, bugs and ‘natural’ deaths at nation’s largest women’s prison by Julie K. Brown by Julie K. Brown, Miami Herald Yvonne McBride was a physically healthy 26-year-old woman when she entered Lowell Correctional Institution for women June 20, 2013. The Florida Department of Corrections noted in its exam of McBride ...
Publication • 2017
American Friends Service Committee - Drug Sentencing in Arizona A Prescription for Failure, 2017 Drug Sentencing in Arizona: A Prescription for Failure Written by: Rebecca Fealk, MPA Caroline Isaacs, MSW American Friends Service Committee – Arizona August 2017 Written by: Rebecca Fealk, MPA Caroline Isaacs, MSW American Friends Service Committee ...
Brief • March 15, 2017
Filed under: Work, HIV/AIDS
Gates v. Barbour, MS, Order, HIV Work Release Placement, 2004 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI GREENVILLE DIVISION NAZARETH GATES, ET AL., PLAINTIFFS VS. 4:71CV6-JAD HALEY BARBOUR, ET AL., DEFENDANTS CONSOLIDATED WITH DAVID D. MOORE, AT AL., PLAINTIFFS VS. 4:90CV125-JAD KIRK FORDICE, ET AL., ...
Americans Are Still Being Imprisoned For Being HIV Positive by By Sydney Lupkin, VICE There has never been a documented case in which HIV was transmitted via saliva. But Willie Campbell, who is HIV positive, has been behind bars for nearly a decade and is serving a 35-year sentence for spitting at a Dallas police officer. According to the ...
Seventh Circuit Reinstates Illinois Jail Prisoner’s Failure-to-Protect Suit by In a September 16, 2015 ruling, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals held that a district court had improperly dismissed an Illinois jail prisoner’s failure-to-protect lawsuit based on his refusal to sign a medical release form. Mario Reyes was a pretrial ...
Corizon Sued Over Death of Prisoner in St. Louis Jail by Matthew Clarke The St. Louis Lawyer's Group is helping the family of a man who died five days after arriving at the St. Louis Justice Center sue the jail's private medical services provider, Corizon. The suit alleges denial of ...
Condoms Now Available to Prisoners in Three States by Joe Watson Legislation in California, signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown in September 2014, allows prisoners in the state’s 34 adult correctional facilities access to condoms. With the signing of Assembly Bill 999 – also known as the Prisoner Protections ...
MN Judge Sends HIV-Positive Prisoner to Psych Hospital, Blasts System that Jails Mentally Ill by A Minnesota judge in April 2012 blamed political indifference for a justice system that warehouses the mentally-ill in county jails and ultimately led to a guard's death 10 weeks after he fought with a schizophrenic ...
Los Angeles County Agrees to Settle Estate’s Lawsuit for $395,000 by In May 2009, the Los Angeles county Claims Board recommended that the County pay $395,000 to settle a lawsuit arising from the death of an HIV-positive man who complained of respiratory problems while in the custody of the Sheriff’s ...
Article • August 22, 2016
New Ways to Help HIV+ Texas Releasees Receive Meds Promised by When Diana Harris was released from a Texas prison over a decade ago, she wasn't given any information on how to continue her regime of HIV medication. When the ten-day supply of meds the prison had issued her ran ...
Publication • August 3, 2016
Filed under: Medical, HIV/AIDS
Sentenced to Stigma - Segregation of HIV-Positive Prisoners in AL and SC, ACLU HRW, 2010 United States Sentenced to Stigma Segregation of HIV-Positive Prisoners in Alabama and South Carolina H U M A N R I G H T S W A T C H Sentenced to Stigma Segregation of ...
Publication • August 3, 2016
HIV in Prisons 1997, DOJ BJS, 1999 U.S Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs Revised 12/9/99 th Bureau of Justice Statistics Bulletin November 1999, NCJ 178284 HIV in Prisons 1997 By Laura M. Maruschak BJS Statistician At yearend 1997, 2.1% of all State and Federal prison inmates were known ...
Publication • August 3, 2016
Prison Needle Exchange Lessons From a Comprehensive Review of International Evidence and Experience, Canadian HIV AIDS Legal Network, 2004 Prison Needle Exchange: Lessons from a Comprehensive Review of International Evidence and Experience Prepared by Rick Lines Ralf Jürgens Glenn Betteridge Heino Stöver Dumitru Laticevschi Joachim Nelles Prison Needle Exchange: Lessons ...
Brief • July 19, 2016
Leatherwood et al v. Campbell et al, AL, Mot to hold Def in Contempt, failure to treat accommodate HIV, 2005 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA WESTERN DIVISION ) ) ) ) ANTONIO LEATHERWOOD, ERIC HOWARD, JERRY SANFORD, JOHN LEVINS, MICHAEL PATRICK, and, individually ...
Brief • July 14, 2016
Henderson v. Bentley, AL, Complaint, HIV Prisoner Discrimination, 2011 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF ALABAMA NORTHERN DIVISION LOUIS HENDERSON, DANA HARLEY, DARRELL ROBINSON, DWIGHT SMITH, ALBERT KNOX, ROOSEVELT JAMES, JOHN mCKS, APRIL STAGNER, ASHLEY DOTSON, and MELINDA WASHINGTON, on behalf of themselves and of ...
UK Security Company’s Long History of Controversy, Misconduct by Derek Gilna According to its website, G4S is the world’s “leading global integrated security company.” Besides providing security services, it also operates private prisons and immigration detention centers, provides electronic tagging (monitoring) for offenders on community supervision and has a prisoner ...
Publication • June 30, 2016
Filed under: Medical, HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis
HIV AIDS and HCV in Prisons - A Select Annotated Bibliography, Jurgens, 2005 HIV/AIDS and HCV in Prisons A Select Annotated Bibliography November 2005 prepared by Ralf Jürgens with funding from the International Affairs Directorate, Health Canada For further information about this publication, contact: Interna tional Health Division International Affairs ...
Tiller v. Canyon County, ID, Settlement, Medical Neglect HIV, 2016 RELEASE AND WAIVER OF ALL CLAIMS Recital This Release is entered into in connection with the settlement of a civil rights matter involving THE ESTATE OF ALFRED YOUNG (hereinafter "Estate") and CANYON COUNTY, KIEREN DONAHUE, ALEX CASEBOLT, JOSETTE N. MURRAY, ...
Publication • May 26, 2016
Paying the Price - Failure to Deliver HIV Services in Louisiana Parish Jails, HRW, 2016 H U M A N R I G H T S W A T C H PAYING THE PRICE Failure to Deliver HIV Services in Louisiana Parish Jails Paying the Price Failure to Deliver HIV ...
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