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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UK: Brighton police receive PEP for bite and scratch from man with HIV despite ‘minimal risk’, reported in media worldwide likely adding to HIV stigma

Police Professional :: News :: Sussex defend use of HIV drug on bitten officers
October 10, 2014

US: Missouri sex worker arrested for living with HIV defended on local TV news by advocate highlighting latest science around HIV risks

Social worker says criminal laws related to HIV need to be updated
October 7, 2014

US: Charges dropped in Nick Rhoades HIV non-disclosure case following Supreme Court ruling

Charges dropped in HIV transmission case
October 3, 2014

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
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