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  1. An Overdose Death Is Not Murder: Why Drug-Induced Homicide Laws Are Counterproductive and Inhumane, Drug Policy Alliance (2017)

    This report from the Drug Policy Alliance offers a snapshot of drug-induced homicide laws and prosecutions in 2017. These are laws that punish people who sold or shared drugs that resulted in a fatal overdose with penalties equal to those for murder.  The ...

    admin - 1/10/2019 3:47pm

  2. The Final Report of the Georgia House Study Committee on Georgians’ Barriers to Access to Adequate Health Care (2017)

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    admin - 8/16/2019 4:59pm

  3. Doe v. Jasper & Connecticut General Life Insurance Co., 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 158808 (M.D. Fla., Sept. 27, 2017)

    The United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida held that it does not have jurisdiction to address a claim for improper disclosure of a person’s HIV status by his life insurance provider, instead remanding the question to a Florida sta ...

    admin - 12/20/2017 3:13pm

  4. 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 - 10/25/2020 8:18am

  5. The PJP Update, Positive Justice Project (November 2017)

    Read the Positive Justice Project Update for news from state working groups as well as HIV criminalization publications and webinars, the latest state law analyses and updates on the criminal cases where CHLP is providing assistance. For more information a ...

    admin - 6/17/2021 10:36am

  6. 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

  7. The 2017 Modernization of California’s HIV Criminal Exposure Laws: What Did It Do, Who Will It Affect?, Center for HIV Law and Policy (2017)

    Website Analysis Box.jpg This analysis looks at the legislative modernization of California's HIV criminal laws that will take effect on January 1, 2018. These new laws are a significant victory for Californians who believe in an evenhanded applicati ...

    admin - 5/30/2019 3:38pm