Published July, 2011
Selected Policy Statements and Support for Decriminalization in the United States, Center for HIV Law and Policy (updated 2015)
This document, a supplement to Transmission Routes, Viral Loads and Relative Risks: The Science of HIV for Lawyers and Advocates identifies particularly useful policy statements and law journal articles that support arguments against HIV criminalization.
Divided into policy statements, legal summaries, and representative articles, the resources are summarized and quotations that may be useful for lawyers and advocates are highlighted. This resource is intended primarily to support those working against HIV criminalization or representing persons with HIV in criminal proceedings.
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