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US: HIV exposure conviction overturned by Kansas Supreme Court

June 21, 2009

On Friday, the Kansas Supreme Court overturned the HIV exposure conviction of Robert Richardson in Lyon county because the case ended up being a discussion of infectiousness, rather than one where the prosecution provided evidence that proved intent – which … More

US: Kansas man’s 32 month sentence for HIV exposure doubled

January 20, 2008

A man already convicted to 32 months’ prison in one Kansas county has been sentenced to another 32 months for the same ‘crimes’. I previously reported his guilty verdict in December, and erroneously had him from Missouri, rather than neighbouring … More

US: Kansas man already convicted of HIV exposure in one county convicted again

December 3, 2007

Conviction is second for HIV exposure J-W Staff Reports November 29, 2007 Emporia — An HIV-infected man already convicted in Douglas County of knowingly exposing women to the virus has been convicted in a second county. A judge found Robert … More

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