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  1. People v. Odom, 276 Mich. App. 407, 740 N.W. 2d 557 (2007)

    In 2004, an HIV positive inmate in Michigan was convicted on three counts of assault when he allegedly punched and spat on correctional officers during an altercation. Because he was bleeding from the mouth during the assault, A.O.'s spitting led to ...

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

  2. Rethinking HIV-Exposure Crimes, Margo Kaplan, Indiana Law Journal (2012)

    The following summary is the abstract of the article written by the author, Margo Kaplan. This article challenges the current legislative and scholarly approaches to HIV-exposure crimes and proposes an alternative framework to address their flaws. Twenty- ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/14/2017 11:22am

  3. Self-Incrimination, Partner Notification, and the Criminal Law: Negatives for the CDC’s “Prevention for Positives” Initiative, David W. Webber, AIDS & Public Policy Journal (2004)

    This article takes a critical look at the CDC's "Prevention for Positives" program, which encourages HIV-positive individuals to disclose their status to sexual partners by way of a third party. The article criticizes the program for its fa ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 8/16/2017 11:26am

  4. Guidance for People Living with HIV Who Are At Risk of, or Are Facing, Criminal Prosecution for HIV Nondisclosure or Exposure, Center for HIV Law and Policy (2011)

    This fact sheet gives basic but essential guidance on what to do when the risk of criminal prosecution for HIV nondisclosure or exposure may be a reality. Thirty-four states and territories have laws that criminalize HIV exposure and/or nondisclosure of H ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 9/18/2017 11:22am

  5. Doe v. Quest Diagnostics, Inc., ED96516, 2012 Mo. App. LEXIS 860 (2012).

    This is a Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District decision affirming the trial court's jury verdict in favor of the defendant, Quest Diagnostics Clinical Laboratories, who allegedly wrongly disclosed the plaintiff's HIV test results and medi ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/22/2016 10:56am

  6. A Legal Toolkit: Resources for Attorneys Handling HIV-Related Prosecutions, Ending and Defending Against HIV Criminalization, A Manual for Advocates, Volume 2, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2013)

    The Legal Toolkit was created primarily as a go-to resource for lawyers representing people living with HIV who are facing criminal prosecution based on HIV status. However, other advocates are likely to find the Legal Toolkit useful. The Toolkit includes ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 9/12/2017 1:58pm

  7. Nondisclosure Prosecutions and HIV Prevention: Results From an Ottawa-Based Gay Men’s Sex Survey, Patrick O’Byrne, Alyssa Bryan, Cory Woodyatt, Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (2012)

    This study examines the validity of the Supreme Court of Canada's claim that criminal prosecution of nondisclosure of HIV status would not undermine HIV prevention. In fact, the study found that "nondisclosure prosecutions likely undermine HIV p ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/8/2013 5:30pm

  8. State of New Jersey v. C.M., 2013 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 1760 (2013)

    C.M., a man living with HIV, allegedly had intercourse with women without disclosing his HIV status. He was charged under New Jersey's HIV criminal law, "diseased person committing an act of sexual penetration," a third-degree crime when a ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/16/2017 3:47pm

  9. “Notify Your Partners – It’s the Law”: HIV Providers and Mandatory Disclosure, Bronwen Lichtenstein, PhD, Kathryn Whetten, PhD, and Casey Rubenstein, MSW, Journal of the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (2013)

    This study examines HIV counseling practices in Alabama and North Carolina – states with different HIV control laws but similar HIV epidemiology. Both states require mandatory disclosure, but North Carolina’s public health code features an additional seve ...

    admin - 5/6/2018 12:08pm

  10. Joint PACHA and CHAC Guiding Principles for Safe and Voluntary Disclosure of HIV Status, HIV Disclosure Summit (2012)

      The 2010 White House National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) established a new vision for our response to the HIV/AIDS crisis in the United States (US)—a response that turns the US into a place where new HIV infections are rare and every person living with HI ...

    admin - 8/7/2014 12:33pm

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