Our Work

Resource

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

Blog Post
CHLP National Outreach Coordinator Arpita Appannagari examines a report from the Williams Institute released earlier this month that provides a comprehensive look at HIV criminalization in Georgia using data from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.
Blog Post
While media attention focused on Price's comments, in December her committee released a final report with surprisingly progressive findings and recommendations based in no small part on the efforts of Georgia advocates who made sure the committee had information about the harms of Georgia’s HIV criminal laws and the need for reform.
Blog Post
From the development to new advocacy materials and webinars, continued state-specific criminal reform advocacy, through our case work with those facing HIV-related criminal prosecution to our policy work for youth in state custody, this Year in Review highlights some of our work at the Center for HIV Law and Policy in 2017.
Blog Post
Changes to HIV criminalization laws in Canada highlight the importance of the Consensus Statement on HIV TasP in Criminal Law Reform urging that prosecutions not hinge on an individual's viral load but on actual, intentional transmission.
Legal Analysis Teaser Box
Resource

This analysis looks at the legislative modernization of California's HIV criminal laws that will take effect on January 1, 201

Blog Post
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.
Blog Post
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.
Resource

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

Resource

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

Resource

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

Resource
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.
Resource
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.
Resource

Sexual health care for adolescents—including disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and literacy in human sexuality—is central to reac

Resource

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

FIND LAWS IN YOUR STATE

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.

Get The Latest

HIV as a Disability Under Antidiscrimination Law
Blog Post | Posted on February 15, 2018
HIV as a Disability Under Antidiscrimination Law
Blog Post | Posted on February 14, 2018
Health Care and Insurance Issues, Prevention and Sexual Health
Blog Post | Posted on February 14, 2018
Confidentiality and Disclosure, Criminal Law, Legal Assistance, Stigma
Resource | Posted on January 31, 2018
Criminal Law, HIV Denialism, Legal Assistance, Stigma
Resource | Posted on January 31, 2018
Confidentiality and Disclosure, Criminal Law, Stigma
Resource | Posted on January 31, 2018
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
Confidentiality and Disclosure, Criminal Law, Legal Assistance, Stigma
Resource | Posted on January 31, 2018
Criminal Law, HIV Denialism, Legal Assistance, Stigma
Resource | Posted on January 31, 2018
Confidentiality and Disclosure, Criminal Law, Stigma
Resource | Posted on January 31, 2018
Criminal Law, Health Care and Insurance Issues, Treatment
Resource | Posted on January 29, 2018
Criminal Law, Prevention and Sexual Health, Racial Justice, Stigma
Resource | Posted on January 25, 2018
HIV as a Disability Under Antidiscrimination Law
Blog Post | Posted on February 15, 2018
HIV as a Disability Under Antidiscrimination Law
Blog Post | Posted on February 14, 2018
Health Care and Insurance Issues, Prevention and Sexual Health
Blog Post | Posted on February 14, 2018
Blog Post | Posted on January 3, 2018
Blog Post | Posted on December 22, 2017
Health Care and Insurance Issues
Blog Post | Posted on December 1, 2017
Criminal Law
Blog Post | Posted on January 23, 2018
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