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Data from the GNP+ Global Criminalisation Scan
|Number of prosecutions||4|
|Number of convictions||1|
There is no law criminalising the transmission of or exposure to HIV, but general laws have been applied.
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.