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  1. “Lock This Whore Up”: Legal Violence and Flows of Information Precipitating Personal Violence against People Criminalised for HIV-Related Crimes in Canada, Alexander McClelland, 10 Eur. J. of Risk Reg. 132 (2019)

    This article addresses the implications of the multiple forms of personal data collection and sharing that amplify violence against persons targeted under HIV criminal and public health laws based on the perception that people living with HIV are threats ...

    admin - 3/9/2020 5:52pm

  2. Constructing an “HIV-Killer”: HIV Non-Disclosure and the Techniques of Vilification, Erica R. Speakman, Deviant Behavior (2017)

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    admin - 8/16/2019 4:50pm

  3. Wilson v. State, 2017 Tex. App. LEXIS 5495 (Tex. App. June 15, 2017)

    In a case with significant negative repercussions for PLHIV charged with sexual offenses, a Texas court of appeals affirmed the conviction of a PLHIV for sexual assault of a child. HIV and AIDS, mentioned by the prosecution fifty-five times at trial, were ...

    admin - 10/25/2020 8:13am

  4. Davis v. State, 806 S.E.2d 3 (Ga. Ct. App. 2017)

    A Georgia court of appeals affirmed the conviction of a Georgia man living with HIV—under the state’s HIV “reckless conduct” law—for engaging in sexual conduct without notifying his sexual partner of his HIV status. The court rejected both of the defendan ...

    admin - 10/25/2020 8:24am

  5. State v. Boatright, 2017-Ohio-5794, 2017 Ohio App. LEXIS 2854 (July 12, 2017).

    The Court of Appeals of Ohio for the Ninth Appellate District, Summit County, affirmed the conviction of a man living with HIV after he engaged in sexual activity without disclosing his HIV status, ruling that the jury could have reasonably concluded 1) t ...

    admin - 1/31/2018 1:19pm

  6. 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

  7. Charlie Sheen HIV Status Announcement Provides Teachable Moments, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2015)

    Tuesday's announcement by Charlie Sheen regarding his HIV status garnered much media attention. As disappointing as the sensationalism around that has been, it also provided a national spotlight and a  "teachable moment" on the issues that ...

    admin - 6/15/2021 4:22pm

  8. Releasing Stigma: Police, Journalists and Crimes of HIV Non-Disclosure in Canada, Kyle Kirkup, Ottawa Law Review (2015)

    Kyle Kirkup explores Canadian police and media practices that stigmatize people living with HIV (PLWH) and facilitate the public’s belief that HIV and PLWH are dangerous. ...

    admin - 10/22/2015 9:57am

  9. 15 Ways HIV Criminalization Laws Harm Us All, Lambda Legal (2013)

    This pamphlet focuses on HIV criminalization laws as lacking adequate scientific and medical evidence. It outlines 15 ways these laws harm public health, result in unjust prosecutions, and serve primarily to stigmatize and oppress people with HIV. Lambda ...

    admin - 7/14/2014 11:21am

  10. From Sickness to Badness: The Criminalization of HIV in Michigan, Trevor Hoppe, Social Science & Medicine (2013)

    This article follows the development of the “criminalization of sickness” through “moralizing narratives of HIV infection that serve to construct HIV as a form of badness deserving of legal intervention and, thus, social control.” Through a case study of ...

    admin - 7/14/2014 10:55am

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