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Caleb, 6 years old, is all smiles during a Civil Rights Summit held at the US Attorney's Office in Mobile, Alabama. Caleb and his mother were honored guests at the Summit in recognition of their participation in U.S. v. Wales West LLP, a case brought by the United States to remedy HIV discrimination by the owner of an RV resort and campground in Alabama.

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Settlement Agreements & Consent Decrees

Gwinnett College -- re: forcing student with HIV to withdraw from a college medical assistant program --
posted May 22, 2014

Rite Aid of Michigan, Inc. - re: pharmacist’s denial of flu shot to customer because of his HIV status. -- posted February 5, 2014

The South Carolina Department of Corrections | Complaint - re: the integration of inmates with HIV into general population, addressing the conditions of confinement, and providing equal opportunity to participate in and benefit from all services, programs, and activities -- posted September 30, 2013

Barix Clinics - re: settlement regarding refusing or cancelling surgery for two individuals because they have HIV – signed July 26, 2013

Glenbeigh -- re: settlement regarding exclusion of an individual from an alcohol treatment program because of the side effects of his HIV medication -- signed March 13, 2013

Woodlawn Family Dentistry -- re: dentist office's unequal treatment of people with HIV in the scheduling of future dental appointments -- signed February 12, 2013

Castlewood Treatment Center -- re: eating disorder clinic's refusal to treat a woman for a serious eating disorder because she has HIV -- signed February 6, 2013

Fayetteville Pain Center-- re: unlawful exclusion of a person with HIV from treatment -- signed January 30, 2013

Milton Hershey School -- re: unlawful exclusion of child with HIV from school -- signed September 12, 2012

Knoxville Chiropractic Centers-- re: settlement regarding chiropractor's denial of treatment solely because an individual has HIV -- signed May 11, 2012

CHW Medical Foundation and Mercy Medical Group, Inc. -- re: settlement regarding podiatrist's denial of treatment solely because an individual has HIV -- signed May 10, 2012

American Laser Centers, LLC -- re: resolving laser hair removal company's denial based on HIV status of the full array of services provided to others who seek hair removal treatment -- signed June 28, 2011

Modern Hairstyling Institute, Inc. -- re: settlement of investigation in response to an allegation that Modern Hairstyling Institute, Inc. discriminated against an HIV-positive applicant by denying her enrollment -- signed December 2, 2010

Wales West LLC (Wales West RV Resort) -- re: denying a child with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and his family full and equal enjoyment of the goods, services, facilities, privileges, advantages, and accommodations offered -- signed January 14, 2010

Amendment to Consent Decree -- signed January 18, 2013

Massage Company, Los Angeles, CA -- re: refusal to serve an individual due to their HIV diagnosis -- signed October 10, 2008

Medical Weight Loss Clinic, Southfield, MI -- re: refusal to serve an individual due to their HIV diagnosis -- signed July 17, 2008

City of Stockton, California -- re: nondiscrimination on the basis of disability, including individuals with communicable diseases, for emergency medical services provided by the city -- November 9, 2007

John Gill Smith and the United States v. City of Philadelphia -- re: nondiscrimination on the basis of disability, including individuals with communicable diseases, in the provision of emergency medical services provided by the city November 13, 2006

United States' Reply to Defendants' Opposition to United States' Motion to Compel Discovery, and United States' Opposition to Defendant's Motion for Protective Order - re: HIV; Discovery; Protective Order - July 28, 2005 PDF | Word

United States' Opposition to Defendant's Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings - re: HIV; Intervention; Statute of Limitations - October 5, 2004 PDF | Word

Memorandum of Points and Authorities in Support of the United States' Motion to Intervene - July 30, 2004 PDF | Word

United States v. Marion County Nursing Home District, Inc., MO -- re: termination of an employee on the basis of HIV, implementation of non-discrimination policy -- signed February 2, 2005

Scott T. Croft, M.D. et al, Phoenix and Scottsdale, AZ -- re: refusal to provide appropriate orthopedic services due to HIV status - March 12, 2004

Memorandum of Points and Authorities in Support of the United States' Motion to Intervene | PDF- March 4, 2003

United States v. Vasquez Funeral Home - re: HIV; Funeral Home; Association - February, 10, 2000 PDF | Word

George Washington University Medical Center -- re: modification of policies and practices related to nondiscrimination concerning patients with infectious diseases, including HIV and AIDS - April 16, 1998

Doe v. Mutual of Omaha Insurance Company - re: Insurance; HIV - March 31, 1998 PDF | Word

United States v. Happy Time Day Care Center, et al. - re: HIV; Child Care - February 20, 1998 PDF | Word

Abbott v. Bragdon

United States' Opposition to Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment - re: HIV; Healthcare/Dentist; Constitutionality/Commerce Clause; Constitutionality/Contracts Clause; Constitutionality; Due Process Clause; Individual with a Disability; Direct Threat - October 6, 1995 PDF | Word

United States' Motion and Memorandum for Summary Judgment on Constitutional Issues and Memorandum in Support of Plaintiff on Statutory Issues - re: HIV; Healthcare/Dentist; Constitutionality/Commerce Clause; Constitutionality/Contracts Clause; Constitutionality; Due Process Clause; Individual with a Disability; Direct Threat - September 18, 1995 PDF | Word

United States v. Drew B. Morvant, D.D.S.

United States' Opposition to Defendants' Motion for Summary Judgement and Motion to Dismiss for Lack of Subject Matter Jurisdiction - re: Dentist; HIV; Constitutionality/Commerce Clause - January 30, 1995 PDF | Word

(Proposed) Protective Order - re: Dentist; HIV; Discovery April 5, 1994 PDF | Word

Plaintiff's Supplemental Memorandum in Opposition to Defendant's Motion to Dismiss/Motion to Strike - re: Dentist; HIV; Survival of Claim; Damages January 18, 1994 PDF | Word

Plaintiff's Memorandum in Opposition to Defendant's Motion to Dismiss/Motion to Strike - re: Dentist; HIV; Survival of Claim; Damages December 6, 1993 PDF | Word

Memorandum in Support of Plaintiff's Motion in Limine to Admit Pena Affidavit and Videotape - re: HIV; Dentist; Discovery January 1, 1993 PDF | Word

Memorandum in Support of Plaintiff's Motion in Limine to Exclude Information Regarding HIV Status, Medical History, and Sexual History - re: Dentist; HIV; Discovery January 1, 1993 PDF | Word

United States v. Castle - re: Discovery; HIV - October 4, 1993 PDF | Word