Criminalization of HIV transmission: poor public health policy – HIV/AIDS Policy & Law Review 14(2)

In this article, which is based on a public lecture he gave at the 1st Annual Symposium on HIV, Law and Human Rights, held June 12 – 13, 2009 in Toronto, Canada, South African Constitutional Court Justice Edwin Cameron analyzes the surge in criminal prosecutions, discusses the role that stigma plays in these prosecutions and makes the case against criminalization.