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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

HIV Criminalization in the United States
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Just updated: An overview of the variety and prevalence of laws used to prosecute and punish people living with HIV in the US--more than 303 arrested or charged under these laws since 2008.
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This chart catalogues the state laws used to prosecute individuals with HIV.

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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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Aquí encontrara publicaciones de El Centro de Leyes y Política de VIH (CLPV) a demás de algunos de los recursos del Banco de Recursos de

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News from the Positive Justice Project--read on for updates on state advocacy efforts from state working groups, and updates on the criminal case of Michael Johnson and others. For more information about PJP or the PJP Working Groups, contact us at pjp@hivlawandpolicy.org.
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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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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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Human Rights, LGBTQI, Prevention and Sexual Health, Reproductive Health and Rights, Youth in State Custody
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Blood, Tissue, Organ, and Semen Donation, Criminal Law, Sex Offender Registration, Sex Work
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Health Care and Insurance Issues, HIV as a Disability Under Antidiscrimination Law, Stigma
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Criminal Law
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Health Care and Insurance Issues, LGBTQI, Prevention and Sexual Health, Reproductive Health and Rights, Youth, Youth in State Custody
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Sex Work
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