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  1. U.S. HIV Laws and Prosecutorial Tools, Center for HIV Law and Policy (2020)

    This resource is a detailed but concise snapshot of the federal and state laws used to prosecute people living with HIV (PLHIV), viral hepatitis, and other sexually transmitted diseases. The resource is intended to support state advocates, policymakers, lo ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/23/2020 10:06am

  2. 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 ...

    admin - 11/24/2019 12:12pm

  3. 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 ...

    admin - 11/24/2019 12:35pm

  4. HIV Criminalization in the United States: A Sourcebook on State and Federal HIV Criminal Law and Practice, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (updated May 2020)

    Updated May 2020! A resource for lawyers and community advocates outlining punitive laws, policies, and cases affecting PLHIV in all 50 states. It may be used as an aid for attorneys of PLHIV prosecuted for “HIV exposure” or non-disclosure of HIV status, a ...

    admin - 5/12/2020 9:30am

  5. HIV Criminalization in California: Penal Implications for People Living with HIV/AIDS, Amira Hasenbush et al., The Williams Institute and California HIV/AIDS Research Program (2015)

    This groundbreaking report from UCLA’s Williams Institute and the California HIV/AIDS Research Program focuses on HIV criminalization in California and its effects on individuals from 1988 to June 2014. California has four HIV-specific criminal laws and o ...

    admin - 10/18/2017 4:18pm

  6. HIV and Sex Workers, The Lancet (2014)

    At the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia, in July, 2014 advocates issued a call for the decriminalization of sex work as a means of reduce the spread of HIV. In conjunction with that call, The Lancet, a weekly peer-reviewed general ...

    admin - 3/10/2020 6:25pm

  7. Doe, et al. v. Jindal, et al., No. 11-388 (E.D. La. Mar. 29, 2012)

    This is an order by the United States District Court – Eastern District of Louisiana granting the plaintiffs' motion for summary judgment. The plaintiffs claimed mandatory sex offender registration under the harsher of Louisiana's two solicitati ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/28/2017 12:20pm

  8. Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Right of Everyone to the Enjoyment of the Highest Attainable Standard of Physical and Mental Health, Anand Grover, Human Rights Council, Fourteenth Session, Agenda Item 3, U.N. Doc. A/HRC/14/20 (Apr. 20, 2010)

    This report, submitted to the Human Rights Council by the Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health, examines the relationship between the UN recognized right to the highe ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/28/2017 2:12pm

  9. 10 Reasons Why Criminalization of HIV Exposure or Transmission Harms Women, Athena Network (2009)

    The authors conclude that HIV criminalization leads to negative public health outcomes, increased gender-based violence, and greater social and political inequalities for women. Because women are more likely to be the first to know their HIV status due to ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 12/3/2017 11:43am