Rationale for the people vs jenson case

Rationale for the people vs jenson case - M ichael Cobb...

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Michael Cobb 9/11/08 Case brief CJUS 3110-001 People v. Jensen , 231 Mich.App. 439, 586 N.W.2d 748 (Mich.App. 1998) I. Facts Jenson had sexual intercourse with her partner three times without informing her partner that she was HIV positive. Jenson used the first amendment for her reasoning behind not informing her partner of her infectious disease (HIV). II. Procedural Posture Trial court in Michigan sentenced her to in concurrent terms of two years and eight months to four years of imprisonment. The case was then sent to the Michigan Court of Appeals where her convictions in the trial court were affirmed. Hearing in the United States Supreme Court was denied. III. Issue Whether or not under the United States Constitution allows one’s self to withhold private information that he/she has HIV or AIDS. IV. Holding Jenson was found guilty under MCL 333.5210; MSA 14.15 (5210), which states that it, is a felony not to inform the other person that one has HIV or AIDS.
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2009 for the course CJUS 3166 taught by Professor Dr.holt during the Spring '09 term at UNC Charlotte.

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