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  1. The PJP Update- July 2017

    News from the Positive Justice Project--read on for updates on state advocacy efforts from state working groups, and updates on the criminal case of Michael Johnson and others. For more information about PJP or the PJP Working Groups, contact us at pjp@hiv ...

    admin - 8/15/2017 8:22am

  2. Letter to the Ohio Criminal Justice Recodification Committee Regarding Proposed Revisions to the HIV Transmission/Exposure Statute (2016)

    This letter to the General Assembly of the State of Ohio Criminal Justice Recodification Committee was sent on October 21, 2016. It was authored by Ohio-based organizations and health care professionals to provide comment on the proposed revision to Ohio’ ...

    admin - 7/25/2017 4:48pm

  3. Race and Punishment: Racial Perceptions of Crime and Support for Punitive Policies, The Sentencing Project (2014)

    This report from The Sentencing Project outlines how racial perceptions of crime have distorted the criminal legal system and undermined public safety. For example, Whites overestimate how much crime is committed by Black and Latinx Americans, and they al ...

    admin - 7/18/2017 12:16pm

  4. Consensus Statement on HIV "Treatment as Prevention" in Criminal Law Reform (2017)

    The Consensus Statement on HIV "Treatment as Prevention" in Criminal Law Reform was collaboratively created to serve as an important new resource in efforts to modernize HIV criminal laws, particularly for state advocates. ...

    admin - 3/10/2020 4:03pm

  5. State v. Davis, 2017-Ohio-733

    The Court of Appeals for the Seventh District of Ohio affirmed the sentence of a woman living with HIV (“the appellant”) who pled guilty to two counts of felonious assault after having sex with two men without disclosing her HIV status. The State sought f ...

    admin - 10/28/2018 9:33am

  6. The PJP Update- May 2017

    News from the Positive Justice Project--read on for updates on state advocacy efforts from state working groups, and updates on the criminal case of Michael Johnson and others. For more information about PJP or the PJP Working Groups, contact us at pjp@hiv ...

    admin - 5/31/2017 11:03am

  7. Association of HIV diagnosis rates and laws criminalizing HIV exposure in the United States, Sweeney, P., et. al., AIDS (2017)

    In April 2017, the journal  AIDS  pre-released an article by researchers from the Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention at the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). The article describes findings from their study assessing the relationship between laws criminalizi ...

    admin - 5/9/2017 4:52pm

  8. Ending HIV: Stigma, Fear-Based Policing, and Criminalization in Louisiana Through Training of Law Enforcement and Prosecutors, Stefanie Nicole Stephens, Southern University Law Review (2017)

    This law review article summarizes the science of HIV and the historical background of HIV and HIV-related stigmas in the United States (“U.S.”). It delves into statistics about HIV diagnoses in the U.S. and Louisiana, and the disproportionate impact that ...

    admin - 5/9/2017 2:40pm

  9. Velasquez-Banegas v. Lynch, 2017 U.S. App. LEXIS 981 (7th Cir. Jan. 19, 2017)

    The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit (the Court) vacated the decisions of an immigration judge (IJ) and the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), holding that their denial of Velasquez-Banegas’ (petitioner) application for asylum overl ...

    admin - 11/15/2020 2:00pm

  10. How to Talk About HIV Criminalization to Elected Officials, Media, and Others, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2013)

    How to Talk About HIV Criminalization to Elected Officials, Media, and Others is excerpted from CHLP's Community Advocate Toolkit, a go-to resource for community advocates working on state-level HIV criminalization modernization efforts.  Files How t ...

    admin - 6/14/2017 4:21pm

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