HIV Criminalization Case of Nick Rhoades Returns to Iowa Court
An HIV advocate working to release Nick Rhoades, 34, from prison after he was sentenced in May to 25 years for HIV exposure following a one-night stand with another manhas just informed me that Mr Rhoades is out of jail! News from other sources US: February PJP Update: Then this summer, the Iowa Supreme Court overturned Rhoades conviction. He had served a year, when the Iowa Supreme Court vacated his guilty plea after looking at the case closer. February February 8,
He also says that although he has been humiliated by his HIV status being plastered all over the media, it is also somewhat liberating. New Zealand Alleged transmission Arrests Gay men. Please enter a valid email address. However, they cannot do so if they had pleaded guilty to the crime. He is not a criminal, and his sentence angers me on a couple of fronts. Let this message from the Iowa Supreme Court go forth to all the states and jurisdictions around the world that wrongfully use HIV status in criminal prosecutions and encourage them to reform their statutes and prosecutorial policies. I know what it was like, and I never would have wished it on anyone else.