Legal and Ethical Aspects: How Are We Treated? What Are Our Rights? What Do We Do When Our Rights Are Not Respected?
Call Number: DVD RA644.A25 S256 1995c
Publication Date: 1995
Host: Cecilia Aguilar. Panel discussion featuring Father William Ellos, SJ, Miller Chair on Medical and Biomedical Ethics, St. Mary's University, and Adela Santos, JD, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Father Ellos discusses some of the pitfalls of the AIDS education program, such as the poster encouraging women to "make sure he's wearing a condom" which doesn't mention that 60-70% of women only using a condom as contraception becomes pregnant. Ms. Santos discusses Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which deals with the employment of persons with disabilities; persons with AIDS are covered by the ADA because they are considered to have a physical impairment, she explains.Presented as part of the President's Peace Commission spring 1995 program, "Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome." (71 minutes)