TITLE

Reckless Vectors: The Infecting 'Other' in AIDS Law

AUTHOR(S)
Worth, Heather; Patton, Cindy; Goldstein, Diane
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
HIV Australia;Jun-Aug2007, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the criminal prosecution of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-related offences and victimisation. Some of the reasons for enactment of legislation related to HIV transmission are rehabilitation, retribution and deterrence. Failure to disclose HIV status to sexual partners is one of the foundations of prosecution in HIV exposure cases. Also cited are common misconceptions about individuals charged with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)-related crimes.
ACCESSION #
35939552

 

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