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  1. From Sickness to Badness: The Criminalization of HIV in Michigan, Trevor Hoppe, Social Science & Medicine (2013)

    This article follows the development of the “criminalization of sickness” through “moralizing narratives of HIV infection that serve to construct HIV as a form of badness deserving of legal intervention and, thus, social control.” Through a case study of ...

    admin - 7/14/2014 10:55am

  2. 15 Ways HIV Criminalization Laws Harm Us All, Lambda Legal (2013)

    This pamphlet focuses on HIV criminalization laws as lacking adequate scientific and medical evidence. It outlines 15 ways these laws harm public health, result in unjust prosecutions, and serve primarily to stigmatize and oppress people with HIV. Lambda ...

    admin - 7/14/2014 11:21am

  3. Jones v. Diamontoni, Complaint, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania and Berger & Montague, P.C. (2014)

    This complaint was filed in December 2014 on behalf of a husband and wife – referred to by the pseudonym “Jones” – and their daughter, against Stephen G. Diamontoni, MD and Associates Family Practice, Dr. Jeffrey T. Trost, and Dr. William R. Vollmar, charg ...

    admin - 3/9/2016 11:03am

  4. Routes, Risks and Realities of HIV Transmission and Care: Current Scientific Knowledge and Medical Treatment, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2017)

    This fact sheet is part of a larger effort to replace that ignorance with information about what is currently well-known about how HIV is and is not transmitted, and how modern HIV care has transformed the health and longevity of people living with HIV. ...

    admin - 4/10/2018 1:58pm

  5. Releasing Stigma: Police, Journalists and Crimes of HIV Non-Disclosure in Canada, Kyle Kirkup, Ottawa Law Review (2015)

    Kyle Kirkup explores Canadian police and media practices that stigmatize people living with HIV (PLWH) and facilitate the public’s belief that HIV and PLWH are dangerous. ...

    admin - 10/22/2015 9:57am

  6. Moving Beyond Biomedicalization in the HIV Response: Implications for Community Involvement and Community Leadership Among Men who have Sex with Men and Transgender People, Peter Aggleton & Richard Parker, American Journal of Public Health (2015)

    Despite biomedical advances in the fight against HIV, Aggleton and Parker argue, many socially excluded groups continue to face disproportionately high transmission rates, as well as stigma, discrimination, and violence. They see this failure as a result ...

    admin - 10/13/2015 1:21pm

  7. Support for HIV Testing and HIV Criminalization Among Offenders Under Community Supervision, Brad Barber and Bronwen Lichtenstein, Research in the Sociology of Health Care, Volume 33, 253-273 (2015)

    In a survey of 197 Alabama probationers and parolees to determine offenders' knowledge of HIV and Alabama’s HIV-specific criminal law, and their level of support for HIV testing and mandatory disclosure, the vast majority supported both testing and c ...

    admin - 11/2/2015 1:11pm

  8. 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

  9. Doe v. Infectious Disease Associates, P.A., C.A. No. N13C-12-218 MMJ (Del. Super. Ct. 2016)

    A Delaware trial court ordered health care provider Infectious Disease Associates, P.A. (‘IDA’) to pay more than $1.1 million to a man, suing anonymously as John Doe, who lost his job after IDA faxed information about his HIV-related treatment to his work ...

    admin - 4/27/2018 3:33pm

  10. Lopez v. Lynch, 810 F.3d 484 (7th Cir. 2016)

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit affirmed denial of asylum, withholding of removal, and Convention Against Torture (CAT) relief for an HIV-positive Mexican man. The Department of Homeland Security recommended Lopez, a Mexican citizen who has ...

    admin - 10/28/2018 10:28am

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