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Overview

AIDS and the Law provides comprehensive coverage of the complex legal issues, as well as the underlying medical and scientific issues, surrounding the HIV epidemic. Covering a broad range of legal fields from employment to health care to housing and privacy rights, this essential resource provides thorough up-to-date coverage of a rapidly changing area of law.

AIDS and the Law brings you up-to-date on the latest developments, including:

  • Extensive revisions and updates to the law governing treatment of HIV in schools and education programs
  • Updated information regarding the demographics most impacted by the epidemic
  • Additional discussion of the “U = U” campaign, educating that “Undetectable = Uninfectious”
  • Discussion regarding the Trump Administration’s changes to the Affordable Care Act
  • New discussion regarding mental disability limitations in disability insurance programs
  • Updates regarding California legislation that reduces criminalization of HIV
  • Discussion regarding new regulations implementing the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act of 2008
  • Analysis of the Restatement (Third) of Torts treatment of the window of anxiety rule for fear of HIV transmission cases
Last Updated 07/02/2018
Product Line Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S.
ISBN 9781454867982
SKU 10045132-7777
Product Line Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S.
SKU 000000000010011158
Table of Contents
  • 1. AN INTRODUCTION TO THE MEDICAL ASPECTS OF HIV DISEASE
    • Historical Background
    • Human Retroviruses
    • Epidemiology
    • U.S. Surveillance of HIV Infection
    • U.S. Surveillance of AIDS Cases
    • HIV Transmission
    • HIV Testing
    • Clinical Progression of HIV Disease
  • 2. HIV AND PUBLIC HEALTH LAW
    • Legal Restrictions to Prevent Transmission
    • Information Access, Censorship, and Education
    • Access to Health Care and Other Services
    • Regulation of HIV Testing and Confidentiality of HIV Information
  • 3. HIV AND EMPLOYMENT
    • Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
    • Rehabilitation Act of 1973
    • Family and Medical Leave Act
    • HIV/AIDS and the Armed Forces
    • Constitutional Rights and HIV in the Workplace
    • State and Local Employment Standards
    • Workplace Safety Standards
  • 4. ACCESS TO PUBLIC SERVICES AND ACCOMMODATIONS
    • Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
    • Rehabilitation Act of 1973
    • Other Federal Statutory Right-of-Access Provisions
    • Constitutional Claims
    • State Law Disability Discrimination
  • 5. SCHOOLS AND EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS
    • Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
    • Exclusion and Segregation
    • Confidentiality
  • 6. HIV/AIDS AND HOUSING
    • The Problem of Homelessness and HIV
    • Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA)
    • Fair Housing Act
    • State and Local Nondiscrimination Laws
    • Disclosure of HIV Information in Real Estate Transactions
    • Succession of Rights in Shared Housing
  • 7. CRIMINAL LAW
    • The Problems Inherent in a Criminal Justice Response to an Epidemic
    • Persons with HIV as Crime Victims: Hate Crime Legislation and Related Issues
    • HIV and Substantive Criminal Law Issues
    • HIV Testing and Disclosure of HIV Status
    • Fair Trial and Post-conviction Issues
  • 8. NEGLIGENCE AND INTENTIONAL TORTS
    • Tort Causes of Action Relating to HIV Transmission
    • Cause of Action for Fear of HIV/AIDS
    • Causes of Action for Informational Torts
  • 9. PUBLIC BENEFITS FOR PERSONS WITH HIV
    • Disability Income Programs
    • Social Security Procedure
    • Sequential Evaluation of Disability Claims
    • Social Security's Listings for HIV Disability
    • Disability Based on Mental Illness
    • Disability Based on Substance Abuse
    • Practice Pointers for Proving Disability
    • Social Security Post-entitlement Issues
    • Veterans' Disability and Health Benefits
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • HIV-Specific Public Health Programs
  • 10. GLOBAL ASPECTS OF HIV/AIDS
    • The HIV/AIDS Pandemic
    • Responses to the HIV/AIDS Pandemic
    • Denominators of Successful HIV/AIDS Prevention Programs
    • International Human Rights Law
    • Health as a Human Right
    • Human Rights Violations Against Persons with HIV
    • International Instruments to Support Persons with HIV
    • Indirect Protection Under International Human Rights Declarations
    • Additional Specific Protection for Persons with HIV
    • Other National Developments
  • 11. IMMIGRATION LAW
    • Overview of Immigration Law
    • Inadmissibility Grounds
    • Inadmissibility Based on HIV Infection Prior to the Repeal of the HIV Inadmissibility Ground
    • Immigrant Eligibility for Public Benefits
    • Immigration Consequences of Receiving Public Benefits
    • Employment Issues
  • 12. PRIVATE INSURANCE
    • Overview of the Insurance Market
    • Access to Insurance Coverage
    • Overview of Nondiscrimination in Coverage
    • Confidentiality of Insurance-Related Information
    • Overview of Using Coverage/Claim Denials: General
    • Keeping Coverage
    • Miscellaneous State Statutory and Administrative Protections
  • 13. ISSUES IN FAMILY LAW FOR PEOPLE WITH HIV
    • Marriage
    • Parenting and HIV
    • Separation and Divorce
    • Custody and Visitation
    • Permanency Planning
    • Foster Care
    • Termination of Parental Rights
    • Adoption Assistance
  • 14. PRISONS AND JAILS
    • Prison Litigation Reform Act
    • HIV Testing in Prison
    • Challenging Segregation and Other Forms of Discrimination
    • Liability for Failing to Protect from Harm
    • Prisoners’ Constitutional Right to Privacy Regarding HIV Status
    • Accessing Health Care for Prisoners with HIV/AIDS
    • Early Release Programs
  • Table of Cases
  • Code of Federal Regulations
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