Iowa Supreme Court overturns man's HIV transmission conviction, returns case to district court

  • by: DAVID PITT , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 13, 2014 - 1:21 PM

DES MOINES, Iowa — The Iowa Supreme Court on Friday threw out the conviction of a man who pleaded guilty to criminal transmission of HIV, a victory to activists who say laws in many states are outdated and based on fear instead of medical science.

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