134 judgments found.

Doe v. Attorney General of the US

Country: United States
Year: 1991
Court: 9th Circuit Court of Appeal
Citation: 941 F.2d 780 (1991)
Health Topics: Disabilities, Health care and health services, Health information, HIV/AIDS, Hospitals, Infectious diseases
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to privacy
Facts:

John Doe brought a lawsuit against the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Agent Held alleging that they discriminated against him by ceasing to send agents to him for physical examinations because of his AIDS. John Doe was a physician who gave physical examinations to FBI agents and to potential agents in the hiring process. …Read more

Tags: AIDS, Clinics, Confidentiality, Disabled, Employment, Examination, Handicapped, Health care professionals, Health care workers, HIV, HIV positive, Law enforcement, People living with HIV/AIDS, PLHIV
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Harris v. Thigpen

Country: United States
Year: 1991
Court: 11th Circuit Court of Appeal
Citation: 941 F.2d 1495 (1991)
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health information, HIV/AIDS, Infectious diseases, Informed consent, Prisons
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to privacy
Facts:

The Appellants brought this challenge to the constitutionality of an Alabama statute which authorized the Alabama Department of Correction’s (DOC) policy of mandatory testing of all present and future Alabama state prisoners for HIV antibodies, as well as the forced segregation of HIV-positive inmates. Two classes were involved in the action: the Appellant class, which …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to treatment, AIDS, Compulsory testing, Confidentiality, Cruel and unusual punishment, Detention, Disclosure, Health information, HIV, HIV positive, HIV status, Imprisonment, Incarceration, Inmate, Involuntary testing, Jail, Mandatory testing, Medical records, Non-consensual testing and treatment, Non-disclosure, People living with HIV/AIDS, PLHIV, Primary care, Secrecy, Sexually transmitted diseases, Sexually transmitted infections, STDs, STIs, Torture
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Leckelt v. Board of Commissioners

Country: United States
Year: 1990
Court: 5th Circuit Court of Appeal
Citation: 909 F.2d 820 (1990)
Health Topics: Health information, HIV/AIDS, Infectious diseases
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to favorable working conditions, Right to privacy
Facts:

Appellant Leckelt, a licensed practical nurse, was discharged by his hospital employer when he refused to provide the hospital with his HIV antibody test results. In his capacity as a nurse, Leckelt performed a number of functions, including administering medication orally and by injection, and working in the intensive care unit and the emergency room. …Read more

Tags: AIDS, Confidentiality, Disclosure, Employment, Health information, HIV, HIV positive, HIV status, People living with HIV/AIDS, PLHIV, Secrecy, Sexually transmitted diseases, Sexually transmitted infections, STDs, STIs
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Lucy D’Souza v. State of Goa

Country: India
Year: 1989
Court: High Court - Bombay
Citation: AIR 1990 Bom 355
Health Topics: HIV/AIDS, Infectious diseases
Human Rights: Freedom of movement and residence, Right to due process/fair trial, Right to liberty and security of person
Facts:

The Goa, Daman and Diu Public Health Act, 1985 (the Act) under Section 53(1)(vii) (the Section) gave the State Government the power to “isolate persons found to be positive for Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), for such period and on such conditions as may be considered necessary.” The Section contained other provisions, including mandatory isolation …Read more

Tags: AIDS, HIV, HIV positive, HIV status, People living with HIV/AIDS, PLHIV, Sexually transmitted diseases, Sexually transmitted infections, STDs, STIs
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