Preparing for a Legal Epidemic: An AIDS Primer for Lawyers and Policy Makers

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  • Todd Ducharme

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https://doi.org/10.29173/alr1645

Abstract

The author examines AIDS-related legal developments in Canada and the United States, and provides an overview of the scientific and medical issues implicated therein. The leper who has the disease shall wear torn clothes and let the hair of his head hang loose, and he shall cover his upper lip and cry, "Unclean, unclean" He shall remain unclean as long as he has the disease; he is unclean; he shall dwell alone in a habitation outside the camp … This is the law for a leprous disease...'

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