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US: Iowa man sues former lawyer for not exercising the appropriate level of care and expertise in 2009 landmark HIV criminalisation case

Man takes defense attorney to court in dropped HIV transmission case
January 19, 2018

[Update] Australia: Transgender sex worker found guilty of alleged HIV transmission despite telling jury she was not aware of her HIV status

Transgender prostitute found guilty of passing on HIV after Perth trial
January 15, 2018

Somalia: New law against rape in Somaliland with sentence enhancement to life imprisonment when HIV is transmitted

Somaliland Parliament Passes First Bill Criminalizing Rape
January 13, 2018

US: In Georgia, under HIV criminalisation laws, black men far more likely to be arrested and convicted

HIV Criminalization in Georgia
January 11, 2018

US: Ohio woman living with HIV pleads guilty to felonious assault for alleged HIV non-disclosure

HIV positive woman pleads guilty to assault on 9 men
January 9, 2018

US: Indiana man sentenced to 8 years in prison for alleged HIV non-disclosure to sexual partners

HIV–positive man gets 8 years in prison
January 6, 2018

US: 26-year-old charged with felonious assault in Ohio for alleged HIV non-disclosure

Akron man sentenced on charges for not disclosing he had HIV, prosecutors say
January 5, 2018

Canada: Prosecutions should not hinge on viral load, punishing people lacking access to treatment, but on actual, intentional transmission

Ontario, Canada Moves to Reduce HIV Non–Disclosure Prosecutions, Leaves Behind PLHIV Lacking Effective Health Care
December 22, 2017

Zimbabwe: 43-year-old man faces charge of HIV transmission following his wife positive test result

HIV infection row pits wife versus husband
December 22, 2017

US: 37-year-old man arrested in Louisiana for “intentional exposure to HIV”

Harvey man booked with intentional AIDS exposure
December 22, 2017

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