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  1. HIV and Its Transmission, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1999

    This fact sheet from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) outlines the ways in which HIV can and cannot be transmitted from one individual to another. HIV is primarily transmitted through sexual contact, by sharing needles and/or syringes, ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 1/23/2015 5:46pm

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 10 Reasons to Oppose the Criminalization of HIV Exposure or Transmission, Open Society Institute (2008)

    The Open Society Institute writes that “[t]his document, co-produced by OSI, provides ten reasons why criminalizing HIV exposure or transmission is generally an unjust and ineffective public policy. The push to apply criminal law to HIV exposure and trans ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 11/15/2017 5:43pm

  9. Sample Expert Statement on HIV Transmission Risk, Center for HIV Law & Policy (2009)

    To avoid a court battle, or to win a case once in court, people with HIV may need to introduce evidence or affidavits demonstrating that they pose no significant risk of transmitting HIV to others through casual contact. In these cases, it can be extremel ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 1/6/2018 9:57am

  10. U.S. Organizations Speak Out on Women and HIV to Inform Health Policy and National AIDS Strategy, Press Release, The Center for HIV Law & Policy (CHLP), CHANGE, ICW, WORLD (2009)

    The Center for HIV Law and Policy (CHLP), along with thirteen organizations working to advance the health and rights of women living with HIV in the United States, sent a series of policy directives to the Office of National AIDS Policy and related federa ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 11/15/2017 4:38pm

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