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Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Federal Court Ruling Expected on Alabama Policy Isolating Inmates with H.I.V.

The New York Times: Ruling Soon on Isolation of Inmates With H.I.V., by Robbie Brown: Image1

ATLANTA — In his first week in prison in Alabama, Albert Knox, a former pimp convicted of cocaine possession, tested positive for H.I.V.

Afterward, he says, guards called out “dead man walking” as he passed through the halls. He was banned from eating in the cafeteria, working around food or visiting with classmates in his substance-abuse program. . . .

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