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Crime Prosecuted Passing Hiv To Someone Else

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AIDS InfoNet

Harm Reduction and HIV

... What Is Harm Reduction? Harm Reduction in Action Harm Reduction and HIV Challenges to Harm Reduction Is Harm Reduction Legal? Harm Reduction in New Mexico The Bottom Line For More Information What Is Harm Reduction? Harm reduction is a way of dealing with behavior that
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Crime Scene Safety class

What is the biggest hazard to a crime scene investigator, Hep c or HIV and why?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...needlestick. I would suspect that this risk would be very low. After a needlestick exposure, the risk of hepatitis C is greater than HIV. This has been demonstrated in studies of healthcare workers exposed to patients with either infection. Read more »

Laws of Disclosure (DISCLOSURE LAWS, 2010) (CRIMINALIZATION OF HIV 2010)

Hey Dr. Bob,It's great to see you've been doing this forum for all these years. Exactly how long have you been doing this. Anyway, keep up the fantastic work. Now to why I'm writting to you. No concerns nor worries here but just a bit of curiousity....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello C,How long have I been doing this? Oh Lordy, since the last millennium, I think.As for HIV disclosure laws, they vary from state to state. California has a "Willful Exposure" law, which makes it a felony (punishable Read more »

Response to the following post I just read (CRIMINALIZING HIV NON-DISCLOSURE, 2009)

HiI often read this site and I have a lot of respect for it but feel the need to write in regards to the below conversation. I really think its wrong that you say that people shouldnt be prosecuted for the transmission of HIV. I think it should be...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...accountable for purposely infecting you. However, as I noted below, cases like yours in which someone intentionally transmits HIV are extremely rare. That doesn't mean it never happens, but rather that it very rarely occurs. When it does, it's a... Read more »

criminalizing hiv non disclosure (CRIMINALIZING HIV NON-DISCLOSURE, 2009)

I would like to forward my appreciation to Dr Rob for being so informative and unprejudice.I have one question and one rant.If I am aware that someone had intentionally and knowingly been irresponsible regarding their HIV status and as a result...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...disagree with several of the points you made in your rant/question. Cases of someone "intentionally and knowingly" transmitting HIV are extremely rare. If this occurred during nonconsensual sex (rape), I would absolutely agree: The perpetrator... Read more »
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Why HIV "Crimes" Harm HIV Prevention and People With HIV

... For our World AIDS Day 2010 section, we wanted to capture the diversity of the AIDS community. So, we reached out to people across the world -- Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York to Force Quicker HIV Tests of Sex-Crime Suspects

... Beginning Nov. 1, suspects indicted for sex crimes such as rape in New York could be forced to undergo court-ordered HIV testing. Test results would be shared only with the alleged defendant and assault survivor, said Kevin Wright, Putnam County Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mozambique Police AIDS Death Toll Hurting Crime Fight

... The AIDS-related deaths of some 1,000 police officers annually in Mozambique are denting its effort to deter crime, Interior Minister Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

San Francisco: Hate Crime Arrest for AIDS Memorial Vandalism

...jail to whatever crime it is attached. Back to other CDC news for July 24, 2002 Previous Updates  |  Search the CDC archive Read more »
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Hate Crimes Affect Us All

Posted by Bear60, 1 Reply
...Singer Kevin Aviance Beaten in New York City Police Arrest Four People on Hate-Crime Charges AP NEW YORK (June 12) - A singer suffered a broken jaw and other injuries in an attack by a group yelling anti-gay slurs, Read more »

Criminal transmisson of HIV is prosecutable!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...punch in females, as for crime punch in 'sex offenses", and you will find some ladies serving time for "criminal transmission of HIV", you can find same in men categories but I suggested the women too narrow the field of search too a smaller... Read more »

Criminal Acts or Not?

Posted by Bear60, 3 Replies
...out that the wording does not reconcile "exposure" with the use of condoms and questioned whether HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, should be considered a "life-threatening disease" because victims typically die from AIDS or another disease that... Read more »

HIV & Child Custody

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Does anyone know the laws regarding hiv and child custody? My ex is saying she is too afraid to let me have my kids unsupervised. That I might have a blood accident Read more »