Iowa Man Sentenced to 25 Years in Pri...

Iowa Man Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison for Failure to Disclose HIV Status

There are 1 comment on the Carnal Nation story from May 6, 2009, titled Iowa Man Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison for Failure to Disclose HIV Status. In it, Carnal Nation reports that:

The Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier reports that Nick Clayton Rhoades, 34, of Plainfield, Iowa, has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for failing to disclose that he was HIV positive before having sex with another man in June, 2008.

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deliberating in Dallas

Dallas, TX

#1 May 24, 2009
I found this punishment to FAR out weigh the crime. This is actually, something the 8th Ammendment doesn't allow. Let's see: consenual sex...one time contact, NO INJURY, NO INTENDED INJURY, 25 YEARS, Register as a sex offender, LIFETIME PROBATION! WOW, the Supreme Court ruled, that "the Constitution permits sentences to be based on a variety of non-retributive (crime-preventive) goals" in the 8th Amendment. I would say that ths is definitely retributive for an HIV guy who made a mistake. No one else came forth to show that this was an on-going pattern for the offender. People should be writing Judge Harris, State of Iowa District Court, 315 E. 5th Street, Waterloo, IA 50703 to tell him about this injustice!

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