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US: Mississippi woman gets 10 years, nine suspended, for HIV exposure

October 8, 2008

A 28 year-old woman from Mississippi has been sentenced to a year’s house arrest with a further nine years suspended after pleading guilty to HIV exposure. I first reported what appears to be Mississippi’s first criminal HIV exposure case back … More

US: First-ever case of criminal HIV exposure in Mississippi?

May 20, 2008

A 28 year-old woman has been charged under Mississippi’s 2004 HIV exposure laws after her husband of four years went to police to claim he hid her HIV status from him. He is also suing her for divorce and custody … More

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