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Iowa Supreme Court reverses conviction in HIV criminalization case

Friday, June 13, 2014
Nick Rhoades
DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Iowa Supreme Court on Friday threw out the conviction of a man who pleaded guilty to criminal transmission of HIV, a victory to activists who say laws in many states are outdated and based on fear instead of medical science.

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Iowa Supreme Court hears appeal of man convicted of HIV notification law

Monday, March 10, 2014
Nick Rhoades
DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Iowa Supreme Court is considering whether to uphold the conviction of an Iowa man with HIV who was imprisoned for not telling a partner he carried the virus when they had sex in 2008.

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Iowa man appeals conviction that he violated HIV transmission law

Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Nick Rhoades
DES MOINES, Iowa -- A gay rights organization says it will appeal to the Iowa Supreme Court the conviction of an Iowa man charged with violating the state's HIV transmission law.

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Court upholds conviction of man who didn’t tell sexual partner he was HIV+

Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Nick Rhoades
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- An Iowa man violated the state's HIV transmission law because he didn't disclose he was infected, even though his partner did not acquire the virus and their encounter posed a low risk of transmission, an appeals court ruled Wednesday.

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Man appeals sex offender conviction in HIV notification law

Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Nick Rhoades
DES MOINES, Iowa — An Iowa man with HIV sentenced to 25 years in prison for not telling a sex partner that he carried the virus appealed to the Iowa Court of Appeals on Wednesday.

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