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Joint Justice Department and CDC Journal Article Examines State HIV Laws
April 16, 2014
Source: U.S. Department of Justice
A journal article, co-authored by the U.S. Department of Justice and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, examines state laws that criminalize potential HIV exposure and encourages states with HIV-specific criminal laws to: use the findings of the paper to re-examine those laws; assess the laws alignment with current evidence regarding HIV transmission risk; and consider whether the laws are the best vehicle to achieve their intended purposes.
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