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: Missouri woman, 22, arrested for allegedly exposing a teenage boy to HIV

Florissant woman accused of knowingly exposing teenager to HIV
May 27, 2015

Canada: Montreal man, 61, accused of HIV non-disclosure by two women, one of whom is now HIV-positive

Police seek possible victims of HIV positive South Shore man
May 22, 2015

Russia: Man gets three years in prison for allegedly infecting his girlfriend without disclosing he was living with HIV

Russian Man Sentenced for Giving Girlfriend HIV | News
May 20, 2015

US: Michael Johnson, 23, found guilty of recklessly infecting one male partner and recklessly exposing three other men to HIV

’Tiger Mandingo’ Found Guilty In HIV Case, Faces Life In Prison
May 15, 2015

US: Philadelphia woman beats ‘reckless endangerment’ charges thanks to activist lawyers who educated prosecutors about HIV

Criminal charges against HIV–positive nurse withdrawn
May 12, 2015

Canada: Toronto police issue ‘public alert’ after man with HIV, tried in 2010 for alleged HIV non-disclosure and accused again in 2013, is arrested for breaching bail conditions

Police warn public after man previously charged for not disclosing HIV status arrested
May 10, 2015

US: 89 Black gay men support Michael Johnson, calling for an end to the criminalisation and stigmatisation of Black gay bodies

An Open Letter to Michael L. Johnson
May 8, 2015

US: On the eve of Michael Johnson’s trial, Missouri’s HIV-specific criminal laws and policies are questionned

Criminalizing HIV in MO
May 6, 2015
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