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  1. Nushawn Williams Case Background and Talking Points, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2018)

    A fact sheet about the Nushawn Williams case, the first and only time in New York State that a person has been civilly confined based largely on HIV status. ...

    admin - 3/14/2019 2:14pm

  2. HIV Criminalization in the United States: A Sourcebook on State and Federal HIV Criminal Law and Practice, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2017)

    Updated September 2018! A resource for lawyers and community advocates outlining punitive laws, policies, and cases affecting PLHIV in all 50 states. It may be used as an aid for attorneys of PLHIV prosecuted for “HIV exposure” or non-disclosure of HIV sta ...

    admin - 8/8/2019 4:15pm

  3. Chart: State-by-State Criminal Laws Used to Prosecute People with HIV, Center for HIV Law and Policy (2017)

    State-by-State Chart of HIV-Specific Statutes and Prosecutorial Tools. (final 8 23 17)_Page_1.jpg This chart catalogues the state laws used to prosecute individuals with HIV. The chart includes which states and territories have HIV-specific criminal statu ...

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  4. Packingham v. North Carolina, 137 S.Ct. 1730 (2017).

    The U.S. Supreme Court invalidated a North Carolina law prohibiting registered sex offenders from accessing commercial social networking websites that allow minor children to become members or to create or maintain personal web pages. The Court ruled that ...

    admin - 8/29/2017 3:35pm

  5. Fifty State Survey of Adult Sex Offender Registration Requirements, Brenda V. Smith, American University, Washington College of Law, NIC/WCL Project on Addressing Prison Rape (2009)

    This extremely useful publication is part of a larger scholarly project on addressing prison rape by American University-Washington College of Law Professor Brenda V. Smith; it is one in a series that aims to create a “legal toolkit” for addressing sexual ...

    admin - 12/3/2017 10:44am

  6. State v. Hammett, Crim. App. LEXIS 680 (Aug. 25, 2015)

    TENNESSEE – The Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals backed up the refusal of Sevier County Circuit Judge Rex Henry Ogle to allow Allen Anthony Hammett to withdraw his “best interest” guilty plea to charges of aggravated sexual battery, and violating the se ...

    admin - 3/29/2016 11:51am

  7. Sex Workers and Advocates Submit Report on U.S. Policing Practices to UN Human Rights Council

    On September 15, 2014, sex workers, people in the sex trades and advocates submitted a report to the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council documenting human rights violations committed in the United States against sex workers, people in the sex trades, ...

    admin - 3/29/2016 11:52am

  8. Rhoades v. State of Iowa (Iowa Supreme Court June 13, 2014)

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  9. HIV and the Law: Risks, Rights & Health, excerpt of Chapter 2, Punishing Vulnerability: Criminalization of HIV Transmission, Exposure and Non-Disclosure, Global Commission on HIV and the Law (2012)

    Global Commission.jpg Source: UNAIDS/D. Kim/Korea This excerpt from the July 2012 report Global Commission on HIV and the Law: Rights, Risks and Health gives an overview of international trends in HIV criminalization.  It gives specific examples of laws i ...

    admin - 8/28/2019 4:42pm

  10. State of New York v. Nushawn Williams a/k/a Shyteek Johnson, DIN 98A5318 (Decision/Order issued Feb. 26, 2014)

    Under this order, Nushawn Williams, a man living with HIV, was declared a Dangerous Sex Offender requiring confinement under New York State Mental Hygiene Law § 10.03(i). At a hearing, the state’s expert witness testified that Williams was diagnosed with ...

    admin - 3/29/2016 11:53am

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