HIV & the criminal law

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  • Germany: Legal expert Jacob Hösl on the significance of recent Court rulings on HIV criminalisation - See more at: https://t.co/NUEVBWHngH 22 Apr 2016
  • Maintenant en français: “Ensemble nous pouvons faire de la justice universelle pour le VIH une réalité” https://t.co/C23ZDjFuSd #VIHjustice 20 Apr 2016
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  • Thank you @ejaforg for supporting work to end #HIV criminalisation https://t.co/oblwDFtDKz #HIVisnotacrime #HIVjusticeworldwide 18 Apr 2016
  • US: @kenpinkela denied appeal for unjust #HIV 'exposure' conviction. @PatrickMurphyPA and @POTUS must intervene https://t.co/QOeoncNwwH 14 Apr 2016
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  • RT @edwinjbernard: #HIVisnotacrime. Together we can make #hivjusticeworldwide a reality! https://t.co/yTTRe14cOE 05 Apr 2016
  • Let's end HIV criminalisation. Together we can make #hivjusticeworldwide a reality! https://t.co/BNh1hMrp7c 05 Apr 2016
  • France: Patrick Yeni, National AIDS Council President, on why HIV criminalisation is major concern https://t.co/DgdNRyIyTu #HIVjustice 04 Apr 2016
  • RT @trevorhoppe: Urgent: MI county seized HIV+ man's phone, revealing status to contacts @CassSheriff @michigannews @TheSeroProject https:… 03 Apr 2016
  • The Michigan County Where HIV is a Crime by @trevorhoppe https://t.co/8fC02sfPn1 #HIVisnotacrime #FreeCorey @CassSheriff @MLive @LeaderPub 03 Apr 2016
  • Zimbabwe: Woman, 34, accused of transmitting HIV to husband, testifies he was already HIV-positive when they married https://t.co/Ku5vUIILxr 29 Mar 2016
  • US: Indiana Law Review critically examines how the state’s HIV non-disclosure law is overly broad and problematic https://t.co/6FUagw0Ob3 17 Mar 2016
  • US: American Psychological Association adopts resolution opposing HIV criminalisation https://t.co/pQCrVwmfwp #HIVisnotacrime #HIVjustice 16 Mar 2016
  • US: Missouri Supreme Court upholds overly broad HIV non-disclosure law following second constitutional challenge https://t.co/xW7Mt3KNhF 16 Mar 2016
  • US: Bernie Sanders “absolutely opposed” to HIV criminalization says spokesperson https://t.co/PEhPDi8q2r #HIVisnotacrime #HIVjustice 15 Mar 2016

  • Preface

    By The Hon. Michael Kirby AC CMG and Edwin Cameron, Justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa...

  • Introduction

    How this resource addresses the criminalisation of HIV exposure and transmission. ...

  • Fundamentals

    An overview of the global HIV pandemic, and the role of human rights and the law in the international response to HIV. ...

  • Laws

    A  history of the criminalisation of HIV exposure and transmission, and a brief explanation of the kinds of laws used to do this....

  • Harm

    Considers the actual and perceived impact of HIV on wellbeing, how these inform legislation and the legal construction of HIV-related harm. ...

  • Responsibility

    Looks at two areas of responsiblity for HIV prevention: responsibility for HIV-related sexual risk-taking and responsibility to disclose a known HIV-positive status to a sexual partner. ...

  • Risk

    An examination of prosecuted behaviours, using scientific evidence to determine actual risk, and how this evidence has been applied in jurisdictions worldwide....

  • Proof

    Foreseeability, intent, causality and consent are key elements in establishing criminal culpability. The challenges and practice in proving these in HIV exposure and transmission cases....

  • Impact

    An assessment of the impact of criminalisation and HIV – on individuals, communities, countries and the course of the global HIV epidemic....

  • Details

    A summary of laws, prosecutions and responses to criminalisation of HIV exposure or transmission internationally, and key sources of more information....

  • Blog

    Recent posts from writer and advocate Edwin J Bernard's blog are reproduced here, with Edwin's permission. ...

HIV & the criminal law

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