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

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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