HIV discrimination case moves to the full Tenth Circuit

Can a jail intentionally discriminate against an arrestee because of his HIV status? In 2012, the Payne County Jail in Stillwater, Oklahoma moved an HIV positive arrestee from general population to solitary confinement “due to his HIV status.” Unlike detainees in general population, people held in solitary confinement at the Payne County Jail are locked…


Federal Court Rules in Favor of Man with HIV in ADA Case

This week a federal court judge in the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma issued two rulings favorable to a man living with HIV who filed suit against the Payne County Board of County Commissioners and Advanced Correctional Healthcare, Inc., a for-profit corporation providing contract-based medical services at the Payne County…