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: Pennsylvania prison inmate faces felony charges after spitting at another inmate.

HIV–positive York County prisoner allegedly spits on fellow inmate, faces felony charges
October 16, 2018

US: Woman living with HIV and on treatment charged in North Dakota with class A felony for alleged HIV exposure

Woman facing HIV charge
October 16, 2018

Malta: Man accused of alleged HIV transmission found not guilty as no medical evidence to support the claim

Medical evidence crucial in HIV contamination case
October 13, 2018

US: Mississippi woman arrested and remanded into custody for allegedly not disclosing her status

Knowingly exposing HIV
October 13, 2018

UK: Man to stand trial in South Devon for not disclosing his HIV status, a requirement from a previous court order.

Man with HIV accused of having sex without telling woman about virus
October 12, 2018

UK: Man given a four-year sexual risk order by Southampton court for HIV non-disclosure and told to give police 24 hrs notice if he intends to have sex

Man told he must give police 24 hours before he intends to have sex
October 11, 2018

France: 47-year-old in court in Nancy for not disclosing his HIV status to his partners

Jugé pour avoir tu sa séropositivité
October 5, 2018

US: 20-year-old student charged in Georgia with aggravated sexual battery and reckless conduct for alleged HIV exposure

HIV positive man charged with aggravated sexual battery, reckless conduct
October 3, 2018

Russia: District court in Irkutsk concludes its investigation into a case of alleged “wilful HIV transmission”. Trial is scheduled for October.

В Иркутске завершено судебное следствие по делу об умышленном заражении ВИЧ–инфекцией
September 28, 2018
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