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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US: Ohio judge shows rare understanding of HIV risks and impact of HIV-related stigma

Judge questions the constitutionality of HIV law used to charge Cleveland priest
August 18, 2014

Uganda: Rosemary Namubiru to challenge conviction on grounds that law used does not apply to HIV

HIV blood nurse appeals jail sentence
August 13, 2014

US Military court to re-examine HIV risks and harms in Gutierrez appeal

Top military court will hear appeal of airman accused of exposing others to HIV
August 12, 2014

US: Iowa Supreme Court reverses Nick Rhoades ‘HIV exposure’ conviction due to improved knoweldge and understanding of HIV risks

Victory! Iowa Supreme Court Reverses Conviction in Lambda Legal HIV Criminalization Case
June 13, 2014

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
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