CHLP Publications

These are publications original to The Center for HIV Law and Policy (CHLP). 

Employment

Employment Rights of People Living with HIV/AIDS: A Primer (published October 2010)

State Guidelines for HIV-Positive Health Care Workers (published April 2008)

Housing

Chart: Limitations on Eligibility for Federal Housing by Program Type (published June 2013)

Housing Rights of People Living with HIV/AIDS: A Primer (published March 2010)

Know Your Rights: HIV and Housing (published June 2010)

Immigration

Know Your Rights: The HIV Ban and Immigration (published January 2010)

Legal Assistance

Send Lawyers, Guides and Money: The Legal Services Needs of People Living with HIV in the Southern United States (published January 2011)

Positive Justice Project and HIV Criminalization

A Legal Toolkit: Resources for Attorneys Handling HIV-Related Prosecutions, Ending and Defending Against HIV Criminalization, A Manual for Advocates, Volume 2 (published February 2013)

A New Strategy to End Civil and Criminal Punishment on the Basis of HIV Infection (published November 2010)

Chart: Comparative Sentencing on HIV Criminalization in the United States (published May 2012)

Chart: Prosecutions for HIV Exposure in the United States, 2008–2014 (updated regularly)

Chart: HIV and Chronic Disease in the United States (published October 2011)

Chart: HIV, STIs and Relative Risks in the United States (published October 2011)

Chart: State-by-State Criminal Laws Used to Prosecute People with HIV (updated October 2013)

Fact Sheet on H.R. 3053, REPEAL HIV Discrimination Act (published September 2011)

Fact Sheet on H.R. 1843/S.1790, REPEAL HIV Discrimination Act (published February 2014)

Ending and Defending Against HIV Criminalization: State and Federal Laws and Prosecutions, Vol.1, Positive Justice Project, First Edition (published Nov. 2010)

Guidance for a Legal Advocate Representing an HIV-Positive Client in a Criminal Exposure Case (published December 2012)

Guidance for People Living with HIV Who Are At Risk of, or Are Facing, Criminal Prosecution for HIV Nondisclosure or Exposure (published January 2011)

H.R. 1843/S. 1790, REPEAL HIV Discrimination Act Outreach Toolkit (updated February 2014)

HIV Criminalization Fact Sheet (published December 2010)

HIV Criminalization Palm Cards (published August 2011)

La Criminalización del VIH Tarjeta Informativa (published October 2013)

Positive Justice Project Consensus Statement on the Criminalization of HIV in the United States (published July 2012)

PJP Proposed Resolution Submitted to the President's Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) On Ending Federal and State HIV-Specific Criminal Laws, Prosecutions and Civil Commitments (published October 2012)

Sample Expert Statement on HIV Transmission Risk (published May 2013)

Spit Does Not Transmit, Law Enforcement Fact Sheet (published March 2013)

Selected Policy Statements and Support for Decriminalization in the United States (published July 2011)

Risk of HIV Infection Per Single Sexual Exposure to An Individual Living With HIV, And Other Life Events With Comparable Risk of Occurence (published 2011)

Talking points on Maryland House Bill 622 "Knowingly Transferring the HIV Virus to Another Individual – Felony" (published March 2012)

This is How We Win: A Toolkit for Community Advocates, Ending and Defending Against HIV Criminalization, A Manual for Advocates, Volume 3, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (published September 2013)

Transmission Routes, Viral Loads and Relative Risks: The Science of HIV for Lawyers and Advocates (published July 2011)

What HIV Criminalization Means to Women in the U.S. (published February 2011)

When Sex is A Crime and Spit is a Dangerous Weapon: A Snapshot of HIV Criminalization in the United States (published April 2013)

Pregnancy and Newborns

HIV and Pregnancy: Legal Advocacy Supplement, available by request (published June 2010)

HIV and Pregnancy: Medical and Legal Considerations for Women and Their Advocates (published December 2009)

Know Your Rights: HIV and Pregnancy (published January 2010)

Racial Justice

Racial Disparities in HIV Care and Outcome: A Call for An Evidence-Based Response (published May 2006)

Testing

Expanding the Availability and Acceptance of Voluntary HIV Testing: Fundamental Principles to Guide Implementation (published June 2007)

Transmission

Risk of HIV Infection Per Single Sexual Exposure to An Individual Living with HIV, And Other Life Events with Comparable Risk of Occurence (published 2011)

Sample Expert Statement on HIV Transmission Risk (published May 2013)

Youth in State Custody

Juvenile Injustice: The Unfulfilled Rights of Youth in State Custody to Comprehensive Sexual Health Care (published December 2010)

Model Policy: Sexual Health Care for Youth in State Custody (published April 2012)

Model Policy: Sexual Health Education for Youth in State Custody (published April 2012)

Model Policy: Training for Youth Facility Staff: Ensuring Competence that Includes the Rights and Needs of LGBTQ Youth (published April 2012)

Model Sexual Health Care Standards for Youth in State Custody (published January 2012)

Model Sexual Health Education Standards for Youth in State Custody (published January 2012)

Model Staff Training Standards: Focusing on the needs of LGBTQ Youth (published January 2012)