An extended version of the article is available on the Social Science Research Network (SSRN) at http://ssrn.com/abstract=1189501. A research study by Burris and others finding no evidence of any positive impact of criminalization on risk behavior can be found at http://ssrn.com/abstract=977274.
The issue of criminalization will be discussed several times at the International AIDS Conference, including at the following sessions:
-- "Using the Law to Shape the Response to HIV: The Relevance of the SADC PF Model Law," Wednesday, August 6 at 7 a.m. Clayton presenting.
-- "To Transmit or not to Transmit: Is that Really the Question? Criminalization of HIV Transmission," Wednesday, August 6 at 11 a.m. Clayton presenting.
-- "Moving from Promises to Actions: Building Global and National Commitment for Evidence-Based Approaches to Addressing Stigma and Discrimination," Wednesday, August 6 at 12:45 p.m. Cameron presenting.
-- "Criminalization: Why, Where and What are the Alternatives?" Wednesday, August 6 at 4:30 p.m. Chaired by Cameron. Clayton also presenting.
-- "Criminalizing HIV+ Transmission? Good, Bad, or Pointless?" Thursday, August 7 at 10:45 a.m. Chaired by Cameron.
-- 'Meet the Plenary Speakers' session at 1 p.m. on Thursday, August 7. Cameron participating.
-- "The Role of Human Rights in HIV Related Interventions Amongst Vulnerable Groups," on Thursday, August 7 at 2:30 p.m. Burris presenting.
-- Plenary session "Criminal Statutes and Criminal
|SOURCE Temple University Law professor Scott Burris|
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