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Conviction Overturned for Black Man Sentenced to 30 Years for Failing to Disclose HIV-Positive Status to Partners

About 18 months ago, Lindenwood University student Michael L. Johnson was convicted of the Class A felony of “recklessly exposing another person to HIV,” which in Missouri carries a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison. The conviction raised an outcry amongst LGBT and human rights advocates—and now it’s been…

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