Law & Crime

Portland resident Scott Wayne Smith was convicted of intimidation for his threat to residents of a complex for poz people.

April 10 2019 5:00 AM

The poz activist's lawyer says U=U saved him from going to prison, but HIV crime laws still continue to burden our lives. 

February 26 2019 5:00 AM

Federal regulators want to ban the sale of most flavored e-cigarettes at retail locations like gas stations and convenience stores.

November 13 2018 5:00 AM

The failure puts these incarcerated young people at risk and is bad for society as a whole, writes Sean Cahill of Fenway Health.

October 29 2018 11:36 AM

Out of Matthew Shepard's tragic murder, a commitment to punishing hate crimes emerged.

October 13 2018 6:28 AM

Laws against potential HIV exposure have filtered back down to college campuses, and a new student’s story is at the center.

September 06 2018 5:43 AM

A resolution adopted by the state doesn't have the force of law but does send a message, and California is the first state to take such a stand.

September 04 2018 8:21 PM