HIV/AIDS in Prisons: Final Report

The Final Report and its appendices

  • review the history of the response to HIV/AIDS in prisons, nationally and internationally;
  • present relevant new developments in the area;
  • examine whether there is a legal and/or ethical obligation to provide prisoners with the means that would allow them to protect themselves against contracting HIV;
  • address the issue of the potential liability for not providing condoms, bleach, and sterile needles and the resulting transmission of HIV in prisons; and
  • make recommendations for action.