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CRIMINAL LIABILITY FOR THE TRANSMISSION OF HIV

Rogers, J; (2005) CRIMINAL LIABILITY FOR THE TRANSMISSION OF HIV. Cambridge Law Journal , 64 (1) 20 - 23. 10.1017/S0008197305276766. Green open access

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Abstract

I argued that the decision to extend the offence of inflicting grievous bodily harm to the transmission of HIV through consensual sexual intercourse was defensible, on the basis that the complexities in disproving consent of the victim to run the risk of contracting HIV would mean that only the worst cases would be prosecuted.

Type:Article
Title:CRIMINAL LIABILITY FOR THE TRANSMISSION OF HIV
Open access status:An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI:10.1017/S0008197305276766
Publisher version:http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0008197305276766
Language:English
Keywords:reckless transmission of HIV, grievous bodily harm, consensual sexual intercourse, consent
UCL classification:UCL > School of Arts and Social Sciences > Faculty of Laws

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