TITLE

A Question of Balance

AUTHOR(S)
Reidinger, Paul
PUB. DATE
June 1987
SOURCE
ABA Journal;Jun87, Vol. 73 Issue 6, p69
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on ways to control the AIDS epidemic without obliteration of individual rights. Legal conflicts raised by efforts such as mandatory testing for AIDS antibodies and tracing the sexual contacts of those with the disease; View that the only real way to fight the disease is to limit its spread.
ACCESSION #
4820137

 

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