HIV inmate segregation http://apr.org en Ala. To Stop Segregating HIV-Positive Inmates http://apr.org/post/ala-stop-segregating-hiv-positive-inmates <p>State officials say they'll no longer segregate HIV-positive prison inmates from the general population.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; Department of Corrections Commissioner Kim Thomas told AL.com (http://bit.ly/13gjOlc) Wednesday that the department has stopped segregating inmates at the Julia Tutwiler Prison for Women and plans to do the same with male inmates in 2014.<br> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 12:31:51 +0000 The Associated Press 37301 at http://apr.org Ala. To Stop Segregating HIV-Positive Inmates Suit Over HIV Inmate Segregation Going to Trial http://apr.org/post/suit-over-hiv-inmate-segregation-going-trial <p>A lawsuit challenging Alabama's segregation of inmates with HIV is going to trial.</p><p>U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson issued an order Wednesday rejecting the state prison system's request to dismiss the suit on Wednesday. That means the trial will begin Sept. 17 in Montgomery.</p><p>Prison Commissioner Kim Thomas said the state won a similar case in 1999 and is prepared for trial on this one.</p> Thu, 06 Sep 2012 12:55:03 +0000 The Associated Press 17424 at http://apr.org Suit Over HIV Inmate Segregation Going to Trial