HIV/AIDS Law and Practice Conference 2012

HIV/AIDS Law and Practice Conference
Rights Protection through Representation

Saturday, July 21, 2012
Renaissance Hotel
Washington, DC

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Immediately preceding the XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012), the Committee held its biannual HIV/AIDS Law and Practice Conference, which also featured the inaugural Alexander D. Forger Awards for Sustained Excellence in HIV Legal Services and Advocacy. The Awards marked the Committee's 25thanniversary.

The Alexander D. Forger Awards and Luncheon

On July 21, 2012, the Committee presented the inaugural Alexander D. Forger Awards for Sustained Excellence in HIV Legal Services and Advocacy to Mr. Forger and 10 lawyers and organizations at a luncheon in their honor.

VIDEO: Alexander Forger on Confronting AIDS

VIDEO: Alexander Forger on the Lawyer as Citizen

Forger Award Honorees

  • Alexander D. Forger, New York
  • Scott Burris, Temple University Law School, Philadelphia
  • Catherine Hanssens, Center for HIV Law & Policy, New York
  • Terry McGovern, Founder, HIV Law Center; Ford Foundation, New York
  • Brad Sears, Founder, HIV Legal Checkup Project, Los Angeles
  • AIDS Legal Referral Panel, San Francisco
  • HIV/AIDS Legal Services Alliance (HALSA), Los Angeles
  • AIDS Legal Council of Chicago
  • HIV Law Project, New York
  • Whitman-Walker Health Legal Services, Washington, DC
  • AIDS Law of Louisiana, New Orleans

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