Fall 2003

ABA HIV/AIDS Law and Practice Conference Set for January 2004

The ABA AIDS Coordinating Committee will sponsor its second national conference for practitioners on HIV/AIDS Law and Practice: From Nuts& Bolts to Cutting Edge, on Jan. 23-24, 2004, at Loyola Law School in New Orleans, La. Top experts in the field will explore such issues as:

· Major HIV/AIDS Litigation: Wins, Losses, and Cutting Edge Issues;
· The Americans with Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitation Act: Litigation Strategy;
· HIV/AIDS in the South;
· Social Security Practice;
· Debtor/Creditor Issues;
· Immigration;
· Housing;
· Sexual Health and Sex Education Issues;
· Medical Privacy, Confidentiality, and Criminalization;
· Government and Private Health Insurance;
· HIV in Adult and Juvenile Correctional Facilities;
· HIV/AIDS in Minority Communities;
· Women's Health and Reproductive Rights; and
· Damages under Federal and State Anti-discrimination Laws.

The registration fee is $100 for ABA members, $125 for non-members. Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit will be available. For more nformation about the conference, visit www.abanet.org/irr/aidsproject or contact Michael Pates, Director, ABA AIDS Coordination Project (tel.: 202/662-1025; e-mail: Michael.Pates@americanbar.org).

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