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Read the Positive Justice Project Update for news from state working groups as well as HIV criminalization publications and webinars, the latest state law analyses and updates on the criminal cases where CHLP is providing assistance. For more information about PJP or the PJP Working Groups, contact us at pjp@hivlawandpolicy.org.
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This analysis looks at the legislative modernization of California's HIV criminal laws that will take effect on January 1, 201

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Medical primer about the current state of medicine with regard to HIV research and treatment, geared toward criminal defense attorneys, but open to all
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This report from CNBC analyzes HIV criminal laws and the growing reform movement in the United States in light of new developments in HIV treatment and acknowledgement of the science of HIV transmission.
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Johnson accepted a sentence of 10 years in state prison, which will include time already served since his arrest nearly four years ago. He previously had been sentenced to 30 years in prison before the appeals court threw out the original conviction.
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The Center for HIV Law and Policy (CHLP) and the National LGBTQ Task Force are pleased to announce the release of an exciting new resourc

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This resource for lawyers and community advocates outlines punitive laws, policies, and cases affecting people living with HIV (PLHIV) an

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This chart catalogues the state laws used to prosecute individuals with HIV.

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This United States map identifies states (1) with HIV-specific criminal laws; (2) with general felony laws that have been used to prosecu

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The Consensus Statement on HIV "Treatment as Prevention" in Criminal Law Reform was collaboratively created to serve as an important new resource in efforts to modernize HIV criminal laws, particularly for state advocates.
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This fact sheet is part of a larger effort to replace that ignorance with information about what is currently well-known about how HIV is and is not transmitted, and how modern HIV care has transformed the health and longevity of people living with HIV.
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Sexual health care for adolescents—including disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and literacy in human sexuality—is central to reac

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A look at how the work to ensure comprehensive sexual health care for youth in state custody intersects and supports public health, repro

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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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Health Care and Insurance Issues
Blog Post | Posted on December 1, 2017
Criminal Law
Resource | Posted on November 30, 2017
Criminal Law
Blog Post | Posted on November 29, 2017
Criminal Law, Stigma, Testing and Informed Consent
Resource | Posted on November 29, 2017
Criminal Law
Resource | Posted on November 30, 2017
LGBTQI, Prevention and Sexual Health, Racial Justice, Reproductive Health and Rights, Youth, Youth in State Custody
Resource | Posted on October 26, 2017
LGBTQI, Prevention and Sexual Health, Youth, Youth in State Custody
Resource | Posted on October 26, 2017
Education/ Schools, Gender Issues, Health Care and Insurance Issues, Homophobia, Human Rights, LGBTQI, Prevention and Sexual Health, Prisons and Jails, Reproductive Health and Rights, Stigma, Transmission, Treatment, Youth, Youth in State Custody
Resource | Posted on October 13, 2017
Education/ Schools, Gender Issues, Health Care and Insurance Issues, Homophobia, Human Rights, LGBTQI, Prevention and Sexual Health, Prisons and Jails, Reproductive Health and Rights, Stigma, Transmission, Treatment, Youth, Youth in State Custody
Resource | Posted on October 13, 2017
Criminal Law
Resource | Posted on November 30, 2017
Criminal Law, Stigma, Testing and Informed Consent
Resource | Posted on November 29, 2017
LGBTQI, Prevention and Sexual Health, Racial Justice, Reproductive Health and Rights, Youth, Youth in State Custody
Resource | Posted on October 26, 2017
Health Care and Insurance Issues
Blog Post | Posted on December 1, 2017
Criminal Law, Transmission
Blog Post | Posted on November 7, 2017
Health Care and Insurance Issues, Treatment
Blog Post | Posted on November 2, 2017
Criminal Law
Blog Post | Posted on November 29, 2017
Education/ Schools, Health Care and Insurance Issues, Prevention and Sexual Health, Racial Justice, Reproductive Health and Rights, Youth in State Custody
Blog Post | Posted on October 13, 2017
Health Care and Insurance Issues, LGBTQI, Prevention and Sexual Health, Reproductive Health and Rights, Youth, Youth in State Custody
Blog Post | Posted on June 23, 2017
Education/ Schools, HIV as a Disability Under Antidiscrimination Law, Youth
Blog Post | Posted on January 31, 2017