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HIV/AIDS, prisons and the law

ISSN: 
0817-8542

Abstract

The increase in identified HIV seropositive prisoners in Australia's prisons raises serious questions concerning legal obligations within the prison community. Norberry examines some of these issues. Topics discussed include: United States cases involving HIV/AIDS; prison conditions and prisoners' rights; duty of care; legal liability for HIV transmission; and occupational health and safety issues.

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Norberry J. 1991. HIV/AIDS, prisons and the law. Trends & issues in crime and criminal justice No. 32. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology. https://aic.gov.au/publications/tandi/tandi32