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  1. Criminalization of HIV Transmission, Policy Brief, UNAIDS (2008)

    In response to a recent increase in HIV criminalization cases both in the United States and abroad, UNAIDS issued this policy brief to arm advocates with information and arguments against these discriminatory laws and practices. The policy brief discusses ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 11/15/2017 6:04pm

  2. International Guidelines on HIV/AIDS and Human Rights, 2006 Consolidated Version, UNHCHR & UNAIDS, HR/PUB/06/9

    A revised and consolidated version of the original guidelines published in 1996, the purpose of the Guidelines is “to assist States in creating a positive, rights-based response to HIV that is effective in reducing the transmission and impact of HIV and A ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/30/2020 4:29pm

  3. Criminal Prosecutions for HIV Exposure: Overview and Analysis (Working Paper), Sarah J. Bray, Yale University Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS (CIRA) (2003)

    This study challenges the rationale for the criminalization of HIV transmission by demonstrating that prosecutions of these case are unlikely to serve the public health purpose of reducing HIV transmission from those who know they are living with HIV. The ...

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

  4. Technical consultation in collaboration with the European AIDS Treatment Group and AIDS Action Europe on the criminalization of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections, World Health Organization (WHO)

    This report, prepared by Richard Elliott of the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, describes the work of the 2006 WHO technical consultation on the criminalization of HIV exposure and transmission. The consultation, which involved participants from all over ...

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

  5. State Criminal Statutes on HIV Transmission, Lambda Legal (2010)

    This chart, updated in July 2010, includes state-by-state information on criminal laws related to exposure and transmission of HIV for all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Information includes statutory and regulatory citations, crime classificatio ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 11/14/2017 7:13pm

  6. Journal Raises Concerns about HIV Prosecutions, Dyana Bagby, Southern Voice

    This news report summarizes research, published in 2005 in an online sexuality research journal, that raises concerns about continuing criminal prosecutions of people living with HIV and the creation of “AIDS criminals.” This research on the impact of cri ...

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

  7. Criminal Law, Public Health, and HIV Transmission: A Policy Options Paper, UNAIDS

    This paper, drafted in 2002 for UNAIDS by Richard Elliott of the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, is a well organized and useful document that describes the various policy considerations involved in legislating criminalization of HIV, and includes multipl ...

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

  8. A Human Rights-Based Commentary on UNAIDS Guidance: HIV & Sex Work, Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network (2007)

    This commentary, published by the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network and endorsed by more than 40 organizations around the world, including the Center for HIV Law and Policy, is a comprehensive, excellent critique the the April 2007 UNAIDS Guidane Note on HI ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 7/10/2020 5:41pm

  9. Cases and Resources on Criminal HIV Exposure/Transmission, Lambda Legal and The Center for HIV Law & Policy (2002)

    This non-exhaustive list compiles citations of helpful opinions and scholarly journal articles on the criminalization of HIV transmission. Cases include ones that consider the constitutional ramifications of criminalization statutes as well as military ca ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 12/5/2017 5:01pm

  10. State v. Jones, 3 P.3d 142 (N.M. Ct. App. 2000)

    The New Mexico Court of Appeals found that spitting and throwing other bodily fluids at a police officer or corrections officer could meet the definition of battery as described in the statute at issue. However, absent a showing of actual injury on the pa ...

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

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