A word of advice to anyone with a sexually transmitted disease: Warn any prospective sex partner or face the consequences.

On Tuesday, in a case that could have major implications for sexual privacy and, in particular, tens of thousands of people with HIV, the California Supreme Court seemed ready to impose liability on those who actually know — or should have some idea — that they have a sexually transmitted illness, but fail to tell their sex partner.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Advance® Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]