Criminalizing HIV Non-Disclosure: Using Public Health to Inform Criminal Law

September 23, 2019

Today's featured article is by Professor Karen Busby and law student, Dr. Davinder Singh and it is entitled “Criminalizing HIV Non-Disclosure: Using Public Health to Inform Criminal Law.” This timely article looks at Supreme Court of Canada cases that effectively criminalize the non-disclosure of HIV status, arguing that a fundamental misunderstanding of the science has created flawed legal outcomes. The authors then discuss the implications of the recent directive of the Attorney-General of Canada to the Director of Public Prosecutions concerning HIV non-disclosure prosecutions

 

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