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Merit Decision: Court Upholds Felonious Assault Statute Compelling Disclosure of HIV Status. State v. Batista.

On October 26, 2017, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in State v. Batista, Slip Opinion No. 2017-Ohio-8304. The court unanimously upheld the constitutionality of R.C. 2903.11(B)(1), which requires persons who know they are HIV … Continue reading

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Oral Argument Preview: Is Section of Felonious Assault Statute Singling Out Sexual Conduct of HIV Positive Persons Unconstitutional? State of Ohio v. Orlando Batista.

Update: On October 26, 2017, the Supreme Court handed down a merit decision in this case.  Read the analysis here.

Read the analysis of the argument here

On May 17, 2017, the Supreme Court of Ohio will hear … Continue reading

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