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  1. Guiding Principles for Eliminating Disease-Specific Criminal Laws, Positive Justice Project Steering Committee (2015)

    The  Positive Justice Project  (PJP), a national coalition challenging HIV criminal law policies in the United States, released this set of principles to guide the modernization of state HIV criminal laws across the country. The Guiding Principles  for El ...

    admin - 7/27/2017 9:24am

  2. New EEOC Publications on HIV/AIDS and Employment Discrimination

    The National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the United States: Updated to 2020 (“NHAS 2020”) is a critically important review of the status of our nation’s response to the HIV epidemic in America and an action plan for the continuing fight. As part of the EEOC ...

    admin - 2/9/2016 4:26pm

  3. In Re: Child of J.M. and L.N., 2013 WL 5778225 (Minn. Ct. App. 2013).

    The Court of Appeals of Minnesota affirms the district court adjudication of the child as a child in need of protection or services (CHIPS). The Court rejected parents’ argument that a CHIPS adjudication under the relevant statute requires a showing of “c ...

    admin - 2/1/2016 5:34pm

  4. The PJP Update- November/December 2015

      IN THIS ISSUE: Federal Advocacy Updates State Advocacy Updates  Criminal Case Update  Calling All True Believers! On World AIDS Day, CHLP, in collaboration with the National Center for Lesbian Rights and The Human Rights Campaign, released a video and g ...

    admin - 4/13/2016 12:28pm

  5. Why Are We Putting People in Jail for Having HIV? A Grassroots Guide to HIV Criminalization: Facts, Foolishness, and Solutions, The Center for HIV Law and Policy and National Center for Lesbian Rights (2015)

    CHLP, in collaboration with the National Center for Lesbian Rights, has released this guide that explains the simple medical facts of HIV transmission and care, addresses the legal foolishness that discriminates against and imprisons people living with HIV ...

    admin - 6/14/2017 4:23pm

  6. Charlie Sheen HIV Status Announcement Provides Teachable Moments

    Tuesday's announcement by Charlie Sheen regarding his HIV status garnered much media attention. As disappointing as the sensationalism around that has been, it also provided a national spotlight and a  "teachable moment" on the issues that ...

    admin - 11/20/2015 4:22pm

  7. Ginn v. State, 667 S.E.2d 712 (Ga. Ct. App. 2008).

    The Court of Appeals of Georgia affirmed Ginn’s eight-year sentence for reckless conduct under Georgia’s HIV criminalization law. Her sexual partner, who did not use a condom, claimed Ginn never told him of her HIV status. At trial, Ginn and two other wit ...

    admin - 11/12/2015 6:38pm

  8. User's Guide for Searching the HIV Policy Resource Bank

    The HIV Policy Resource Bank (RB) has more than 1,000 resources and can be accessed in one of the following ways from the CHLP homepage. 1. Click on the tab labeled “HIV Policy Resource Bank” in the top toolbar and choose “Search Resources.” 2. Click on “ ...

    admin - 11/12/2015 12:10pm

  9. IAPAC Guidelines for Optimizing HIV Care Continuum for Adults and Adolescents, International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (2015)

    The International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (IAPAC) published its Guidelines for Optimizing HIV Care Continuum for Adults and Adolescents earlier this month. The guidelines, representing IAPAC’s efforts to close the gaps along the HIV care con ...

    admin - 6/14/2017 4:26pm

  10. United States v. Pinkela, ACCA, 15-0747 ORDER 110415 (11/5/15)

    On November 5, 2015, the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces granted a second petition for review of Ken Pinkela, a former Army Lieutenant Colonel living with HIV who was discharged and criminally prosecuted on charges of having unprotected anal sex wit ...

    admin - 11/10/2015 10:08am

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