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  1. 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

  2. HIV and the Law: Risk, Rights & Health UNDP, The Global Commission on HIV and the Law

    The final report of the Global Commission on HIV and the Law, representing 18 months of investigation, convenings, comment solicitation and review of the scientific literature, addresses the role of the law around the globe in both protecting and punishin ...

    admin - 6/15/2020 4:10pm

  3. Written Statement on HIV Criminalization and Women for the 57th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women, UN NGO Committee on HIV/AIDS (2013)

    This Statement, accepted for publication by the 57th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women, calls for the repeal of all laws criminalizing HIV transmission, exposure to HIV, or failure to disclose HIV status. The Statement, authored by the C ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/15/2020 4:33pm

  4. Desai v. Attorney Gen. of U.S., 695 F.3d 267, 271 (3d Cir. 2012).

    This is a United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit decision affirming the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) denial of an HIV-positive Indian man's request for reconsideration of his removability from the United States. Desai, an HIV-positive ci ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/15/2020 4:37pm

  5. The War on Drugs and HIV/AIDS: How the Criminalization of Drug Use Fuels the Global Pandemic, Report of the Global Commission on Drug Policy (June 2012)

    This report asserts that drug law enforcement practices prevent drug users from taking advantage of public health services and effectively increase their vulnerability to HIV risk. These law enforcement practices include creating fear of arrest, restricti ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  6. Who? What? Where? When? And with What Consequences? An Analysis of Criminal Cases of HIV Non-disclosure in Canada, E. Mykhalovskiy and G. Betteridge, Canadian Journal of Law and Society (2012).

    This article offers comprehensive analysis of the trends, demographic patterns, and outcomes of more than 100 Canadian criminal cases of HIV non-disclosure between 1989 and 2010. With dual goals of contributing to the creation of policy options and framin ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/15/2020 4:57pm

  7. Switzerland,HIV, and the Power of Pragmatism: Lessons for Drug Policy Development, Joanne Csete and Peter J. Grob, 23 Int. J. of Drug Pol. 82 (2012).

    This article reviews Switzerland's evolving drug policies over the past thirty years in an effort to demonstrate the relationship between public health services and reduced HIV prevalence among drug users. It traces changes in the Swiss government� ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 7/27/2019 3:01pm

  8. Sexual Transmission or Exposure to Infection- Prosecution Policy, Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service of Scotland, (May 1, 2012)

    This prosecutorial policy was issued by the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) of Scotland to provide guidance on prosecutions for intentional or reckless sexual transmission of, or exposure to, sexually transmitted infections (STIs). The ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  9. Oslo Declaration on HIV Criminalisation, International Civil Society Representatives, (February 13, 2012)

    This ten-point declaration calling for the end of criminal prosecutions for HIV non-disclosure, exposure and unintentional transmission was drafted on February 13, 2012 by a group of advocates and academics in Oslo, Norway. The declaration outlines key pr ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/15/2020 5:14pm

  10. Criminal prosecutions for HIV non-disclosure: two cases before the Supreme Court of Canada, Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network (2012)

    This note was written in anticipation of the February 8, 2012, arguments of two HIV non-disclosure cases before the Supreme Court of Canada. It offers fact summaries on both cases and explains the implications of the Court's decision on people with H ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

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