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  1. Letter to the Attorney General of Virginia Re: Commonwealth v. Baughman, The Center for HIV Law and Policy et al. (July 28, 2018)

    This letter, authored by CHLP and co-signed by dozens of advocacy organizations, urged Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring to put an end to the homophobic civil commitment prosecution of noted activist Galen Baughman. Baughman, who was incarcerated for ...

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  2. In re Avalos, 2019 WL 151549 (Jan. 10, 2019)

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  3. A Side-by-Side Comparison of the Proposed Bills to Reform Missouri’s HIV Criminal Laws, Center for HIV Law and Policy (2019)

    A Side-by-Side Comparison of the Proposed Bills to Reform Missouri’s HIV Criminal Laws ...

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  4. Associations between sex work laws and sex workers’ health: A systematic review and meta-analysis of quantitative and qualitative studies, Lucy Platt et al., PLOS Medicine (2018)

    The authors reviewed 18 years of research into sex work, policing, health, and incarceration to asses the relationship between criminalization and health outcomes. Some of the authors’ key findings indicate that 1) over-policing is associated with an incr ...

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

    Florida criminalizes people living with HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in the contexts of sex work, nonconsensual sex offenses, donation of blood and other bodily products, and consensual sex without disclosure. The purpose of this stu ...

    admin - 11/24/2019 12:24pm

  6. Propes v. State, 815 S.E. 2d 571 (Ga. Ct. App. 2018)

    The Georgia Court of Appeals reversed the defendant’s conviction for reckless conduct after he had been sentenced to ten years in prison for having sex without prior disclosure of his status. The reversal was based on the State’s failure to present suffic ...

    admin - 12/13/2018 1:13pm

  7. Map: An Overview of States Criminalizing Viral Hepatitis, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (updated July 2020)

    This United States map identifies states (1) with laws that criminalize viral hepatitis; (2) the type of hepatitis criminalized; and (3) the type of behavior that is criminalized. Additionally, we note those states with laws and/or enhancements specific t ...

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  8. The PJP Update- November 2018

    The newsletter of the Positive Justice Project. ...

    admin - 11/7/2018 9:37am

  9. Nushawn Williams Case Background and Talking Points, CHLP (updated 2021)

    A fact sheet about the Nushawn Williams case, the first and only time in New York State that a person has been civilly confined based largely on HIV status. ...

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  10. The global response and unmet actions for HIV and sex workers, Kate Shannon et al., Lancet (2018)

    This article is a follow up to the 2014 Lancet series on HIV and sex work in which the authors issued a call-to-action to address barriers to the health and safety of sex workers. This article lays out continuing barriers to progress, including the crimin ...

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