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The Consensus Statement invites state policymakers to collaborate with the coalition in developing policy and practice that ensures youth in their care and custody receive sound, inclusive sexual health care, consistent with prevailing medical standards and legal and ethical obligations. The statement calls for additional training for residents and staff in youth congregate care and detention settings that is inclusive of youth of all sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions as a predicate to ending institutional violence.
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On October 4, the Center for HIV Law and Policy, Harm Reduction Coalition, and the National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable hosted a webinar providing an overview of the relationship between criminalization, viral hepatitis, and harm reduction. The webinar recording and slides are now archived below.
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Read the latest PJP Update for news on CHLP’s latest initiatives, including a U=U Call to Action, Mobilization on the Criminalization of Viral Hepatitis, and a Response to the Expert Consensus Statement on the Science of HIV, and more!
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While science is one useful tool in combating HIV criminalization, we must avoid suggesting that these discriminatory laws have any kind of underlying legitimacy
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Updated September 2018! A resource for lawyers and community advocates outlining punitive laws, policies, and cases affecting PLHIV in all 50 states.
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There are plenty of reasons why LGBT people and people living with HIV should be horrified, and should speak out, at the prospect of a Justice Kavanaugh on the U.S. Supreme Court.
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Marking the one-year anniversary of the launch of the Consensus Statement on HIV “Treatment as Prevention” in Criminal Law Reform, advocates affirmed their commitment to an HIV criminal law reform movement that is grounded in racial justice and leaves no one behind.
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The Center for HIV Law and Policy (CHLP), the Harm Reduction Coalition (HRC), and the National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable (NVHR) today released “Punishment is Not a Public Health Strategy: The Criminalization of Viral Hepatitis in the United States” – a fact sheet on viral hepatitis criminalization laws throughout the country.

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CHLP has compiled information on HIV laws in every state as they relate to HIV-specific criminal laws, guidelines for health care workers with HIV, youth access to STI testing and treatment, and HIV testing.

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Prevention and Sexual Health, Youth, Youth in State Custody
Blog Post | Posted on October 15, 2018
Epidemiology , Health Care and Insurance Issues, Prevention and Sexual Health, Transmission, Treatment
Resource | Posted on October 9, 2018
Prevention and Sexual Health, Prisons and Jails, Reproductive Health and Rights, Transmission, Youth, Youth in State Custody
Resource | Posted on October 5, 2018
Criminal Law, Other Infectious Diseases
Blog Post | Posted on October 5, 2018
Criminal Law, Sex Offender Registration
Resource | Posted on October 2, 2018
Criminal Law, Sex Offender Registration
Resource | Posted on October 2, 2018
Criminal Law
Resource | Posted on September 11, 2018
Criminal Law
Resource | Posted on July 16, 2018
Criminal Law
Resource | Posted on May 22, 2018
Criminal Law
Resource | Posted on March 22, 2018
Criminal Law
Resource | Posted on November 30, 2017
Epidemiology , Health Care and Insurance Issues, Prevention and Sexual Health, Transmission, Treatment
Resource | Posted on October 9, 2018
Prevention and Sexual Health, Prisons and Jails, Reproductive Health and Rights, Transmission, Youth, Youth in State Custody
Resource | Posted on October 5, 2018
Criminal Law, Sex Offender Registration
Resource | Posted on October 2, 2018
Criminal Law, Epidemiology , Gender Issues, Human Rights, Prevention and Sexual Health, Sex Work
Resource | Posted on October 1, 2018
Epidemiology , LGBTQI, Prevention and Sexual Health, Transmission
Resource | Posted on September 26, 2018
Prevention and Sexual Health, Youth, Youth in State Custody
Blog Post | Posted on October 15, 2018
Criminal Law, Other Infectious Diseases
Blog Post | Posted on October 5, 2018
Criminal Law, Racial Justice
Blog Post | Posted on August 22, 2018
Criminal Law, Other Infectious Diseases
Blog Post | Posted on August 21, 2018
Blog Post | Posted on August 13, 2018
Criminal Law
Blog Post | Posted on September 6, 2018
Criminal Law
Blog Post | Posted on May 16, 2018
Criminal Law
Blog Post | Posted on January 23, 2018