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Data from the GNP+ Global Criminalisation Scan
|Number of prosecutions||3|
§163.115 Murder (attempted)
§163.185 Assault in the first degree
§163.175 Assault in the second degree
See Offences Against The Person Statutes at http://www.leg.state.or.us/ors/163.html
Despite Oregon having no HIV-specific laws, it has prosecuted criminal HIV exposure and transmission under ‘attempted murder’ and first- and second-degree assault laws.
We are only aware of one HIV-related case since the end of 2008, reported on Criminal HIV Transmission.
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.
Further cases and news can be found at: http://www.hivjustice.net/country/us/or-oregon/