Cases

The latest cases curated for the HIV Justice Network from global news reports.  Older cases from the Criminal HIV Transmission blog are also included.

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Uganda: Village court finds 39 year-old woman guilty of infecting 5 teenage boys with HIV, despite no real evidence

Village court ’jails’ Masaka woman over HIV infections
February 17, 2014

UK: Young heterosexual man in Wales pleads not guilty to reckless HIV and hepatitis B transmission. Next hearing May 12

Man accused of infecting woman with HIV appears in court
February 17, 2014

Canada: B.C. Supreme Court jury convicts Zimbabwean migrant of aggravated sexual assault for HIV non-disclosure

HIV–positive man found guilty of aggravated sexual assault for exposing sex partners
February 7, 2014

US: Mississippi man who spat at a cop during arrest charged under unscientific state HIV exposure law

Man accused of exposing Gulfport police officer to HIV
February 6, 2014

Zimbabwe: Fifth HIV-related criminal prosecution in two years

Husband in dock for infecting wife with HIV
February 5, 2014

Ireland: Judge refers case of man with HIV who bit cop to jury trial, saying ‘allegations too serious’ for lower court

GARDA ’TRAUMATISED’ OVER ALLEGED BITING, COURT TOLD
January 30, 2014

Germany: Gay man with HIV kept in pre-trial custody since December accused of infecting two men

HIV–Infektion: Siegener in U–Haft
January 28, 2014

US: Montana man, 53, pleads guilty to ‘negligent endangerment’ for allegedly infecting former male partner with HIV, gets one year in jail with nine months suspended

Joliet man who assaulted police sentenced for infecting partner with HIV
January 28, 2014
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