Thursday September 30th, 2010; 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
A free community forum on the criminalization of HIV in Canada
With presentations by:
Edwin J. Bernard: British HIV positive writer, editor and activist. Editor: HIV and the Criminal Law and HIV Transmission blog
Richard Elliott: Executive Director of the HIV/AIDS Legal Network
Eric Mykhalovskiy: Associate Professor at York University, Department of Sociology
55 Gould Street
Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network
HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario (HALCO)
The Ontario Working Group on Criminal Law and HIV Exposure
The Canadian HIV Legal Network is launching a resource kit for defense lawyers on how HIV works and how to apply the law.www.aidslaw.ca/lawyers-kit
The Ontario Working Group on Criminal Law and HIV Exposure is launching its campaign for prosecutorial guidelines.
Edwin J. Bernard has produced a new international resource for UK HIV information charity, NAM. HIV and the Criminal Law is available as a book and online at: www.aidsmap.com/law