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: Man, 28, pleads guilty to reckless endangerment for ‘exposing’ two women to HIV, despite undetectable viral load

HIV–positive man accused of exposing 2 women to virus pleads guilty in Md.
March 11, 2015

NZ: Gay man charged with ‘reckless’ HIV transmission; judge grants both parties name suppression. Next court date: March 31st

Man charged over HIV infection
March 11, 2015

South Africa: Man charged with ‘attempted murder’ after allegedly raping his girlfriend after she discovered his antiretroviral drugs

Case of man accused of infecting lover with HIV postponed
March 11, 2015

US: After dispute over whether ‘sexual intercourse’ includes sex between men, the meaning of another part of Florida’s HIV-specific law is challenged again. Is HIV non-disclosure to two women a single crime?

Wording in state statute could mean less jail time for man in HIV case
March 4, 2015

New York’s Highest Court Says ‘No’ to the Felony Prosecution of a Person Living with HIV for Having Consensual Sex

New York’s Highest Court Says ’No’ to the Felony Prosecution of a Person Living with HIV for Having Consensual Sex
February 20, 2015

US: Retired New Jersey narcotics and vice cop sentenced to a year in prison after pleading guilty to HIV non-disclosure prior to sex with two women

Ex–cop with HIV pleads guilty to sex with two women
February 18, 2015

Cambodia: Unlicenced medic charged with intentional HIV transmission and murder for reusing needles after more than 200 villagers are diagnosed with HIV

Murder charge in HIV case
December 23, 2014

US: Ohio man who pled guilty to HIV non-disclosure sentenced to five years’ probation for felonious assault, angering the complainant

Man With HIV Who Did Not Tell Partner Sentenced To Probation, Victim Upset With Decision
December 18, 2014

Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network reacts to first female prosecution for HIV non-disclosure in Manitoba

AIDS rights group says criminal justice system has ’HIV phobia’
December 18, 2014

Canada: Jury finds Manitoba woman, 27, guilty of aggravated sexual assault for alleged HIV non-disclosure

Woman convicted of aggravated sexual assault in HIV case
December 17, 2014
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