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  1. Rethinking Risk: The Relevance of Condoms and Viral Load in HIV Nondisclosure Prosecutions, Isabel Grant, McGill Law Journal (2009)

    In this article, the author explores the relevance of condom use and viral load to HIV criminalization laws in Canada through a review of R. v. Mabior. ...

    admin - 6/15/2017 10:59am

  2. Disclosure Before Exposure: A Review of Ohio’s HIV Criminalization Statutes, W. Thomas Minahan, Ohio Northern University Law Review (2009)

    This article describes the origins of the modern HIV epidemic and the stages of HIV infection, before moving into a more specific exploration of Ohio’s HIV criminalization statutes. The author discusses several Ohio cases prosecuted under these statutes, ...

    admin - 6/15/2017 11:07am

  3. Criminalization of HIV Transmission and Exposure: Research and Policy Agenda, Zita Lazzarini, Carol L. Galletly, Eric Mykhalovskiy, Dini Harsono, Elaine O’Keefe, Merrill Singer, and Robert J. Levine, American Journal of Public Health (2013)

    This article describes the areas of concern surrounding the continued implementation HIV-specific criminal laws and sentence enhancements. The authors refer to research on the harmful effects these laws can have on individual behavior as well as public he ...

    admin - 7/22/2019 4:40pm

  4. Rhoades v. Iowa, 840 N.W.2d. 726 (Iowa Ct. App. 2013)

    On October 2, 2013, the Iowa Court of Appeals issued a decision in Rhoades v. Iowa, a case involving Nick Rhoades, a gay man living with HIV who was charged with criminal transmission of HIV. On his trial lawyers' advice, Rhoades pled guilty. He was ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/29/2016 11:59am

  5. 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

  6. State of Minnesota v. Rick, 821 N.W.2d 610 (Minn. 2013)

    In this decision, the Minnesota Supreme Court upheld an appeals court decision overturning an HIV positive man's conviction for engaging in consensual sexual activity, which prosecutors claimed was "attempted first-degree assault by communicable ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 4/30/2014 5:23pm

  7. Matter of Lopez (Board of Immigration Appeals 2013)

    The Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) has reversed an immigration judge's decision that an HIV positive immigrant charged with prostitution poses a sufficiently serious danger to the community to warrant deportation. In this case, an immigrant woman ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/14/2020 5:22pm

  8. State v. D.C., 114 So.3d 440, (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 2013)

    This Florida District Court of Appeal case assessed how broadly the Florida statute, which makes it a crime for an HIV positive person to knowingly have "sexual intercourse" without disclosure, could be applied. The court held that the defendant ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/7/2013 4:29pm

  9. Ending overly broad criminalisation of HIV non-disclosure, exposure and transmission: Critical scientific, medical and legal considerations, UNAIDS (2013)

    This publication of UNAIDS supplements their 2008 report Policy Brief on criminalisation of HIV transmission, which analyzed the use of the criminal law against HIV positive defendants across the globe, and made recommendations about reducing these prosec ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/15/2020 4:01pm

  10. In the Matter of Lopez-Roque, Request To Appear As Amici Curiae And Brief Of The Center For HIV Law And Policy, National Alliance Of State And Territorial AIDS Directors, The HIV Medicine Association, The Association Of Nurses In AIDS Care, And Bienestar

    The petitioner in this case is a transgender woman living with HIV who was arrested for offering sex for money. Although it is undisputed that she experienced "past persecution on account of a protected ground"--her transgender identity —the imm ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/14/2020 5:52pm

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