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


US: covers the Michael ‘Tiger Mandingo’ Johnson case, highlighting the racial aspect to HIV criminalisation in the United States

The Disturbing Way America’s Legal System Turns People’s Bodies Into Weapons
April 16, 2015

Two ongoing prosecutions in Michigan noted in this excellent piece highlighting the problems of overly broad HIV criminalisation

Experts: Criminalizing HIV Transmission Fuels Spread of Virus
April 14, 2015

US: Florida man sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to HIV non-disclosure; female complainant, now living with HIV, wants to change HIV law into a sex crime

Collier man gets 10–year prison sentence for infecting woman with HIV
April 10, 2015

Canada: Peterborough, Ontario police issue ‘public safety message’ after charging 18 year-old male with HIV non-disclosure

Police say man failed to disclose HIV
April 8, 2015

US: Gay man, 22, charged with two counts of HIV non-disclosure in Michigan’s Macomb County

Man charged with felony, accused of not telling partners he has AIDS
April 7, 2015

US: Michigan man charged again with HIV non-disclosure to same woman in Wayne County after pleading guilty in Washtenaw County

Man accused of having sexual relationships and not disclosing HIV
April 7, 2015

US: Florida man with HIV and hepatitis B charged with non-disclosure prior to sex with ‘Craigslist’ woman

Man arrested for not disclosing HIV to sexual partner
April 6, 2015

US: Maryland judge sentences man for HIV non-disclosure following ‘reckless endangerment’ plea deal that includes provision that he must always use a condom, even with an undetectable viral load

Man sentenced to 18 months in Montgomery County HIV case
March 31, 2015

NZ: Second Auckland man charged with alleged ‘reckless’ HIV transmission within a month

HIV infection case: Accused pleads not guilty – National – NZ Herald News
March 26, 2015

US: Ohio man, 57, who had consensual sex with 16 year-old boy posing as 18 year-old man sentenced after guilty plea for felonious assault; state does not allow anyone with HIV to have sex with anyone under 18 even if disclosure and condom use takes place

HIV–positive Canton man gets 3 years in prison for having unprotected sex with 16–year–old
March 25, 2015
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