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Law Times reports an Ontario court has ordered the province's Ministry of the Attorney General to release a set of draft guidelines for prosecuting HIV non-disclosure cases. Do you agree with this move?

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 Law Times reports an Ontario court has ordered the province's Ministry of the Attorney General to release a set of draft guidelines for prosecuting HIV non-disclosure cases. Do you agree with this move?

Yes, it is important for the Crown to be open and transparent about the way it prosecutes these cases, so people understand the application of the law.
Votes: 45
76.3%  
No, the Crown does not have to release this information. The ministry has a right to keep this information internal, for use among employees.
Votes: 14
23.7%  

Number of Voters   59
Start Voting   2016-11-28 00:00:00
End Voting   2016-12-28 00:00:00

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A Law Times columnist says criminal law is out of step and argues there should be an immediate moratorium on HIV non-disclosure prosecutions, unless there is alleged intentional transmission. Do you agree?
Yes, the unjust criminalization of people living with HIV needs to change. The law has become more draconian even as HIV has become more manageable and as transmission risks decrease.
No, the law should remain as it is, and the Ministry of the Attorney General should not change its approach.