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AIDS Law in a Nutshell / Edition 2
     

AIDS Law in a Nutshell / Edition 2

by Robert M. Jarvis
 

ISBN-10: 0314067825

ISBN-13: 9780314067821

Pub. Date: 08/28/1996

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

Expert authors explore the legal issues related to Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). This text provides a near overview of the law as a whole because AIDS law touches many areas-discrimination law, disability law, insurance law, family and estate planning law, criminal law, tort law, public health law, and international law.

Overview

Expert authors explore the legal issues related to Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). This text provides a near overview of the law as a whole because AIDS law touches many areas-discrimination law, disability law, insurance law, family and estate planning law, criminal law, tort law, public health law, and international law.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314067821
Publisher:
West Academic Publishing
Publication date:
08/28/1996
Series:
Nutshell Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
309
Product dimensions:
4.92(w) x 7.32(h) x 0.52(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition v
Preface to the First Edition vii
Table of Cases
xix
Overview
1(44)
Introduction
1(3)
Medical Background
4(25)
Incidence
6(2)
Modes of Transmission
8(2)
Theories of Origin
10(5)
Development of Symptoms
15(3)
HIV Testing
18(2)
Treatment and Research
20(5)
Status as a Chronic Condition
25(2)
Education and Prevention
27(2)
AIDS and Politics
29(16)
Early Politicization
29(6)
More Recent Politicization
35(6)
Consequences of Politicization
41(4)
Discrimination Law
45(37)
Introduction
45(8)
Disability Discrimination Laws
46(2)
Application to AIDS
48(1)
The Arline Case
49(2)
The FHA and the ADA
51(2)
Disability Law
53(8)
Definitions
53(2)
Qualifications
55(2)
Reasonable Accommodations
57(2)
Direct Threat Exception
59(1)
Rehabilitation Act Precedents Under the ADA
60(1)
Other Important Features
60(1)
Public Accommodations
61(7)
General Definitions
61(1)
Public Schools
62(2)
Other Public Accommodations
64(4)
Employment
68(11)
Non--Health Care Employment
69(3)
Health Care Employment
72(5)
Workplace Health and Safety
77(2)
Housing
79(2)
Limits of Discrimination Law
81(1)
Family and Estate Planning Law
82(32)
Introduction
82(1)
Couples
82(12)
The Effect of AIDS on Relationships
82(6)
Duty of Sexual Partners to Disclose Their AIDS Status
88(6)
Parenting
94(6)
Conception
94(2)
Adoption
96(2)
Children With AIDS
98(2)
Separation and Divorce
100(4)
Break-Up of Relationships
100(2)
Child Custody and Visitation
102(2)
Estate Planning
104(7)
Death and Dying With AIDS
104(3)
Durable Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, and Wills and Trusts
107(4)
Final Arrangements
111(3)
Disposition of the Body and Funeral Ceremonies
111(2)
Death Certificates and Obituaries
113(1)
Insurance Law
114(28)
Introduction
114(1)
Historical Background
115(4)
Basic Principles of Insurance Funding
119(2)
Access to Insurance
121(7)
Coverage Issues
128(7)
Self--Insured Employers
135(4)
Maintaining Coverage
139(1)
AIDS and Health Care Reform Proposals
140(2)
Criminal Law
142(34)
Introduction
142(1)
Purposes of Criminal Law
143(5)
Traditional Criminal Offenses
148(12)
Murder
148(3)
Attempted Murder
151(3)
Manslaughter
154(1)
Negligent Homicide
155(2)
Assault and Battery
157(1)
Aggravated Assault and Aggravated Battery
158(1)
Reckless Endangerment
159(1)
Related Criminal Offenses
160(5)
Sodomy
160(2)
Prostitution
162(1)
Rape
163(1)
Use of Controlled Substances
164(1)
Public Health Offenses
165(1)
Transmission of Communicable Diseases
165(1)
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
165(1)
HIV--Specific Offenses
166(5)
Defenses
171(2)
Consent
171(1)
Mistake
171(1)
Impossibility
172(1)
Mandatory HIV Testing
173(1)
Sentencing
174(2)
Tort Law
176(44)
Introduction
176(1)
Blood and Blood Products
176(10)
Negligence and Standard of Care
177(3)
Screening Tests
180(1)
Autologous and Directed Donations
181(1)
Breach of Implied Warranty
181(1)
Strict Liability in Tort
182(2)
Informed Consent and Negligent Representation
184(1)
Discovery
184(1)
Treatment by an HIV--Infected Physician
185(1)
Sexual Transmission
186(8)
Negligence
186(2)
Battery
188(1)
Misrepresentation
189(1)
Liability Based on Statutory Violation
189(1)
Defenses
190(1)
Assumption of Risk
191(1)
Contributory Negligence
192(1)
Interspousal Immunity
192(1)
Illegality
193(1)
Right to Privacy
194(1)
Drug Use
194(7)
Battery
195(1)
Negligence
195(1)
Causation
196(1)
Consent and Illegality
197(1)
Contributory Negligence
198(1)
Assumption of Risk
199(2)
Child Birth
201(5)
Suit for Prenatal Injury
202(2)
Parent-Child Immunity
204(1)
Wrongful Birth and Wrongful Life
205(1)
Medical Malpractice and Liability
206(4)
Diagnosis
207(1)
Treatment Decisions
208(1)
Infection
209(1)
Defamation
210(2)
Invasion of Privacy
212(3)
Special Problems
215(5)
Statutes of Repose and Statutes of Limitations
215(3)
Causation
218(2)
Public Health Law
220(55)
Introduction
220(5)
Drug Development
225(1)
AIDS Education
226(4)
Needle Exchange Programs
230(1)
HIV Testing and Counseling
231(10)
Screening Blood and Organ Donations
232(1)
Testing Patients
233(1)
Informed Consent
234(1)
Counseling
235(2)
Warning Third Parties
237(1)
Premarital Testing
238(2)
Testing Prisoners
240(1)
Confidentiality
241(11)
Medical Records
243(1)
Public Health Records
244(1)
AIDS Confidentiality Legislation and Regulations
245(2)
Accidental Potential Exposures
247(1)
Confidential Health Records and Court Orders
247(3)
Discovery of Blood Donor Records
250(2)
Reporting and Contact Tracing
252(7)
Reporting
252(4)
Contact Tracing
256(2)
Death Reporting
258(1)
Control Measures
259(7)
Quarantine
259(3)
Isolation
262(2)
Regulation of Places
264(2)
Mental Health Care
266(9)
Civil Commitments
269(3)
Guardianship
272(3)
International Law
275(28)
Introduction
275(1)
Role of International Law
276(10)
Definition
276(1)
Terminology
276(3)
Content
279(1)
Enforcement Mechanisms
280(4)
AIDS and International Law
284(2)
United States Immigration Law
286(7)
Basic Statutory Framework
286(4)
Classification of HIV as a Dangerous Contagious Disease
290(3)
Global Efforts
293(10)
Foreign Countries
293(2)
International Organizations
295(8)
Index 303

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