U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson

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Federal Judge Approves Settlement To End Segregation Of HIV-Positive Inmates

A federal judge on Monday approved a settlement to end the segregation of HIV-positive inmates in Alabama prisons, but it will be months before the practice concludes.


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Judge Strikes Down Ala. Policy Of Segregating HIV-Positive Inmates

A judge struck down Alabama’s decades-old policy of segregating prison inmates with HIV, ruling Friday that it violates federal law.