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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Powell v. Schriver, 175 F.3d 107 (2d Cir. 1999)

    In this opinion, the Second Circuit recognizes that a correction officer's disclosure of an inmate's HIV status and transgender status may violate the inmate's constitutional right to privacy and Eighth Amendment protection against cruel an ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/28/2021 2:20pm

  5. 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

  6. A New Strategy to End Civil and Criminal Punishment on the Basis of HIV Status, Positive Justice Project (2010)

    This document provides comprehensive information about the Positive Justice Project and HIV criminalization.  One of the more troubling and persistent issues for people with HIV has been the prospect of criminal prosecution for acts of consensual sex and ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/17/2021 9:32am

  7. National HIV/AIDS Strategy, The White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) (2010)

    On July 13, 2010, the Obama administration released the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) for the United States. The NHAS is the culmination of work and advocacy by people living with HIV, their advocates, AIDS service organizations, federal and state age ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/17/2021 9:36am

  8. When Students Test Positive, Their Privacy Fails: The Unconstitutionality of South Carolina's HIV/AIDS Reporting Requirement, Diane M. Degroat, 17 Am. U.J.Gender, Soc. Pol'y and L 751 (2007)

    This law journal comment explores the South Carolina law which mandates that local health departments notify a school's superintendant and nurse if a minor student has HIV or AIDS. This comment argues that this law violates students' constitutio ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/28/2021 10:36am

  9. Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS, G.A. Res. S-26/2, U.N. Doc. A/RES/S-26/2 (2001)

    The United Nations General Assembly Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS represents “a global commitment to enhancing coordination and intensification of national, regional and international efforts to combat [HIV/AIDS] in a comprehensive manner.” It was ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/28/2021 10:48am

  10. HIV-Related Stigma: Protecting the Confidentiality of Clients Living with HIV/AIDS, Carolyn McAllaster (adapted from a manuscript co-written by Allison Rice, Senior Lecturing Fellow, Duke AIDS Legal Project), 2012

    This manuscript serves as a guide to help attorneys understand the importance of protecting the confidentiality of clients living with HIV and how to ensure adequate protection. ...

    admin - 9/8/2021 5:23pm

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