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Massachusetts


For information on getting involved in HIV criminalization reform advocacy in Massachusetts, please email info@seroproject.com.


Data from the GNP+ Global Criminalisation Scan

Number of prosecutions4
Number of convictions1
Applicable laws

There is no law criminalising the transmission of or exposure to HIV, but general laws have been applied.

Further reading

Positive Justice Project. Ending & Defending Against HIV Criminalization, A  Manual For Advocates: Vol 1 States and Federal Laws and Prosecutions. Center for HIV Law and Policy, New York. Fall 2010 (with additional laws and cases through December 2011).

Recent cases can be found at: Positive Justice Project. Prosecutions and Arrests for HIV Exposure in the United States, 2008–2012. Center for HIV Law and Policy, 2012.