Webinar, Jan. 11: Progress Toward HIV Justice -- Community Update on Michael L. Johnson's Case
January 6, 2017
Through strong advocacy and legal support, on Dec. 20, 2016, the appellate court reversed Michael L. Johnson's conviction and remanded for a new trial. Michael was previously incarcerated and serving a 30-year concurrent sentence under Missouri's HIV criminalization law.
This breakthrough presents a number of new opportunities for action in his liberation and advocates are asking questions: What does it all mean? Where do we go from here? How can we continue to fight for Michael?
Join HIV PJA on Jan. 11 at 2:30 p.m. ET for a community webinar to provide crucial updates and answer these important questions on Michael's case. Mayo Schreiber of Center for HIV Law and Policy will breakdown the recent decision on Michael's appeal, and scope-out the landscape for advocates and the legal community to consider and collaborate. This webinar is part of a series of broadcasts to continue to provide information on Michael's case and help coordinate efforts..
This article was provided by HIV Prevention Justice Alliance. Visit HIV Prevention Justice Alliance's website to find out more about their activities and publications.
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