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  1. 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

  2. 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 ...

    admin - 10/31/2020 9:05am

  3. The PJP Update- November 2018

    The newsletter of the Positive Justice Project. ...

    admin - 11/7/2018 9:37am

  4. 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. ...

    admin - 1/12/2021 11:56am

  5. 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

  6. The impact of criminalization of HIV non-disclosure on the healthcare engagement of women living with HIV in Canada: a comprehensive review of the evidence, Sophie Patterson et al., Journal of the International AIDS Society (2015)

    The criminalization of HIV non-disclosure may undermine public health goals for women living with HIV (WLWH) in Canada. The authors reviewed a total of 23 articles published between 1998 and 2015. Evidence suggests that criminalizing HIV non-disclosure ca ...

    admin - 11/24/2019 12:44pm

  7. The PJP Update- September 2018

    Read the latest PJP Update for news on CHLP’s latest initiatives, including a U=U Call to Action, Mobilization on the Criminalization of Viral Hepatitis, and a Response to the Expert Consensus Statement on the Science of HIV, and more! ...

    admin - 9/11/2018 2:37pm

  8. Fact Sheet: Punishment is Not a Public Health Strategy: The Criminalization of Viral Hepatitis

    A fact sheet from The Center for HIV Law and Policy, Harm Reduction Coalition and the National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable on the criminalization of viral hepatitis. ...

    admin - 10/31/2020 9:06am

  9. The PJP Update- July 2018

    In the most recent legislative session, numerous states considered and/or enacted legislation addressing the criminalization of HIV and other health conditions, as well as related issues such a mandatory testing. Now that most state legislative sessions ha ...

    admin - 7/16/2018 8:00am

  10. HIV and Mass Incarceration: Where Infectious Diseases and Social Justice Meet (NCMJ, 2016)

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    admin - 7/31/2018 5:06pm

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