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  1. Beckett v. Aetna, No. 2:17-cv-03864-JS (E.D. Pa. January 16, 2018). settlement agreement

    Aetna agreed to pay a total of $17,161,200 to be distributed among more than 11,000 health insurance customers across the country in a class action settlement regarding the violation of HIV privacy rights. The violations occurred when Aetna customers rece ...

    admin - 2/28/2018 3:25pm

  2. Wilson v. State, 2017 Tex. App. LEXIS 5495 (Tex. App. June 15, 2017).

    In a case with significant negative repercussions for PLHIV charged with sexual offenses, a Texas court of appeals affirmed the conviction of a PLHIV for sexual assault of a child. HIV and AIDS, mentioned by the prosecution fifty-five times at trial, were ...

    admin - 1/31/2018 5:41pm

  3. Davis v. State, 806 S.E.2d 3 (Ga. Ct. App. 2017)

    A Georgia court of appeals affirmed the conviction of a Georgia man living with HIV—under the state’s HIV “reckless conduct” law—for engaging in sexual conduct without notifying his sexual partner of his HIV status. The court rejected both of the defendan ...

    admin - 7/4/2018 9:48am

  4. State v. Boatright, 2017-Ohio-5794, 2017 Ohio App. LEXIS 2854 (July 12, 2017).

    The Court of Appeals of Ohio for the Ninth Appellate District, Summit County, affirmed the conviction of a man living with HIV after he engaged in sexual activity without disclosing his HIV status, ruling that the jury could have reasonably concluded 1) t ...

    admin - 1/31/2018 1:19pm

  5. 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

  6. State v. Batista, Slip Opinion No. 2017-Ohio-8304 (2017)

    The Supreme Court of Ohio rejected Orlando Batista’s constitutional challenges to the state’s HIV exposure law that criminalizes sexual conduct for PLHIV who know their status and do not disclose it to sexual partners prior to the sexual conduct. The Supr ...

    admin - 12/27/2017 11:48am

  7. People v. Rocha, 2017 Cal. App. Unpub. LEXIS 6970 (Cal. App. 5th Dist., Oct. 11, 2017)

    The California Court of Appeal for the Fifth Appellate District reversed and remanded a trial court’s decision to impose HIV testing for a man who pleaded no contest to one count of lewd and lascivious conduct with a child under the age of 14. Under state ...

    admin - 11/29/2017 10:16am

  8. Teen SENSE Model Policy: Staff Training Focusing on the Needs of Youth in State Custody, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2017)

    Teen SENSE Model Policy: Staff Training Focusing on the Needs of Youth in State Custody, designed for use by agencies and jurisdictions that provide services for youth in out-of-home care, outlines the basic requirements for ensuring that staff in youth f ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 7/21/2019 3:39pm

  9. Settlement Agreement between the United States of America and Aurora Health Care under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) (July 2017)

    This settlement agreemen t, dated July 21, 2017, between the United States and Aurora Health Care is the result of two complaints filed with the United States Department of Justice alleging discrimination on the basis of HIV status in violation of title I ...

    admin - 9/22/2017 1:50pm

  10. HIV Criminalization in the United States: A Sourcebook on State and Federal HIV Criminal Law and Practice, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (updated through Sept. 2019)

    Updated September 2019! 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 - 10/9/2019 7:07pm

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