The Criminalization of HIV Exposure: Defining Substantial Risk INTRODUCTION This Paper will address Canadian jurisprudence that is mirroring current global trend towards criminalizing HIV-positive status (individuals that have been tested positive for the presence of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus in their bloodstream). The three decades since the discovery of HIV as the pathogen for Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) there has been a concerted effort to thwart the propagation of the deadly disease through education through awareness and imploring couples to engage in safer sex through the use of condoms. There has been significant progress in both the treatment and prevention of the disease and where once contracting the deadly...The end:
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