6 judgments found.

Black et al. v. City of Toronto

Country: Canada
Year: 2020
Court: Ontario Superior Court of Justice
Citation: 2020 ONSC 6398
Health Topics: Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Sexual and reproductive health, Water, sanitation and hygiene

A motion for an interlocutory injunction was brought to prevent the City of Toronto from enforcing its By-law that prohibited camping and erecting tents, structures, and shelters in City parks, City of Toronto Municipal Code, c. 608. The applicants did not challenge the validity of the By-law but sought an order to have it suspended …Read more

Tags: Access to healthcare, Access to treatment, Addiction, Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Cleanliness, Depression, Diabetes, Disabled, Drug abuse, drug users, Health care and health services, Infectious diseases, Influenza, Mental health, Noncommunicable diseases, Opioids, People who use drugs, Poverty, Public safety, Pulmonary diseases, Respiratory diseases, Safe drinking water, Sexual and reproductive health, Sexual harassment, Substance abuse, violence, water sanitation and hygiene
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Liberian Community Association of Connecticut et al. v. Dannel P Malloy, Governor, et al.

Country: United States
Year: 2017
Court: United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Citation: No. 3:16-cv-00201-AVC
Health Topics: Disasters and emergencies, Infectious diseases, Mental health, Public safety
Human Rights: Freedom of movement and residence, Right to due process/fair trial, Right to liberty and security of person

Defendant Governor Dannel Malloy declared a public health emergency in Connecticut in March 2014, in response to an Ebola outbreak in the West African countries of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. This Emergency Declaration authorized Defendant Dr. Mullen, the State Commissioner of Public Health, to quarantine individuals whom she reasonably believed were at risk of …Read more

Tags: Infectious diseases, Involuntary confinement, Safety regulation
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European Roma and Travellers Forum (ERTF) v. the Czech Republic

Country: Czech Republic
Year: 2016
Court: European Committee of Social Rights
Citation: Complaint No. 104/2014

The complainant, European Roma and Travellers Forum (ERTF), filed a complaint against the respondent, the Czech Republic, alleging violation of Article 16 of the European Social Charter, 1961, which provides for right of the family to social, legal and economic protection, on the grounds that Roma people suffered from a lack of accessible housing, residential …Read more

Tags: Child and adolescent health, Freedom from Discrimination, Health care and health services, Health information, Health systems and financing, Infectious diseases, Poverty, Right to a Clean Environment, Right to Health, right to housing, Right to water and sanitation, sanitation and hygiene, Water
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Case C‐528/13

Country: France
Year: 2015
Court: European Court of Justice
Citation: Case C‐528/13 Geoffrey Léger v Ministre des Affaires sociales, de la Santé et des Droits des femmes, Établissement français du sang
Health Topics: Health care and health services, HIV/AIDS, Infectious diseases
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination

The case concerned whether France could permanently defer men who have had sex with another man from blood donation. Mr. Léger went to a collection center to donate blood, but his blood donation was refused on the ground that he had had sexual intercourse with another man. The decision was based on a French decree …Read more

Tags: Blood transfusion, HIV/AIDS, Infectious diseases, Public safety
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Grand Justices Interpretation No. 690

Year: 2011
Court: Grand Justices Council
Citation: Judicial Yuan Interpretation No. 690 (Grand Justices Council Sept. 30, 2011) (Taiwan).
Health Topics: Hospitals, Infectious diseases, Public safety
Human Rights: Right to due process/fair trial, Right to liberty and security of person

According to Article 37 of the Communicable Disease Control Act, revised January 30, 2002, “Any person who had physical contacts with patients of contagious diseases, or suspected of being infected, shall be detained and checked by the competent authority, and if necessary, shall be ordered to move into designated places for further examinations, or to take …Read more

Tags: Custody, Detention, Infectious diseases
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R v Kuoth

Country: Australia
Year: 2010
Court: Supreme Court of Victoria – Court of Appeal
Citation: [2010] VSCA 103

The applicant Mr.Kuoth was sentenced by the County Court of Victoria on two counts, which were related to the same victim and the same evening, but were separated in time. He was sentenced to punishment for his reckless conduct endangering persons under s.23 of the Crimes Act 1958, where he had unprotected sex with the …Read more

Tags: HIV/AIDS, Infectious diseases, Informed consent, Right to Due Process/Fair Trial, Right to Liberty and Security of Person, Sexual and reproductive health
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