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  1. HIV and Mass Incarceration: Where Infectious Diseases and Social Justice Meet (NCMJ, 2016)

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    admin - 7/31/2018 5:06pm

  2. HIV Criminalization in Georgia: Penal Implications for People Living with HIV/AIDS, Amira Hasenbush, The Williams Institute, UCLA School of Law (2018)

    There are numerous striking findings in the Williams Institute report on HIV criminalization in Georgia. White women, who make up 3% of PLHIV in Georgia, represented 11% of HIV-related arrests. Yet—perhaps because of disparate HIV rates among black people ...

    admin - 2/6/2019 9:19pm

  3. Race and Punishment: Racial Perceptions of Crime and Support for Punitive Policies, The Sentencing Project (2014)

    This report from The Sentencing Project outlines how racial perceptions of crime have distorted the criminal legal system and undermined public safety. For example, Whites overestimate how much crime is committed by Black and Latinx Americans, and they al ...

    admin - 7/18/2017 12:16pm

  4. Consensus Statement on HIV "Treatment as Prevention" in Criminal Law Reform (2017)

    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. ...

    admin - 12/10/2018 1:05pm

  5. HIV Criminalization: What We Know, The Williams Institute, UCLA School of Law (2017)

    This fact sheet from The Williams Institute highlights significant findings from its research on HIV criminal laws in California. Conduct criminalized includes condomless anal or vaginal sex with intent to transmit HIV and without HIV status disclosure, a ...

    admin - 7/26/2017 1:25pm

  6. 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

  7. Support for HIV Testing and HIV Criminalization Among Offenders Under Community Supervision, Brad Barber and Bronwen Lichtenstein, Research in the Sociology of Health Care, Volume 33, 253-273 (2015)

    In a survey of 197 Alabama probationers and parolees to determine offenders' knowledge of HIV and Alabama’s HIV-specific criminal law, and their level of support for HIV testing and mandatory disclosure, the vast majority supported both testing and c ...

    admin - 11/2/2015 1:11pm

  8. Created Equal: Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the US Criminal Justice System, Christopher Hartney, Linh Vuong, National Council On Crime And Delinquency (2009)

    Using available national data, the authors compare rates of arrest, incarceration, probation, sentencing length and other criminal justice contacts of people of color as compared to Whites. Despite popular perceptions that racism in the criminal justice sy ...

    admin - 12/3/2017 11:25am

  9. Fact Sheet on Michael Johnson (March 2015)

    Michael Johnson, a young gay Black man living with HIV was sentenced to 30½ years under Missouri’s antiquated HIV felony law. This factsheet was prepared by CHLP to support advocacy around Michael's case leading up to and during the trial. ...

    admin - 1/11/2017 3:48pm

  10. Mass Incarceration, Housing Instability and HIV/AIDS: Research Findings and Policy Recommendations, Ginny Shubert, National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) and Housing Works (2013)

    This report provides a review of the literature on the overlapping epidemics of mass incarceration and HIV/AIDS concentrated among poor communities of color, and the role that housing instability plays in exacerbating both. After exploring the interconnec ...

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