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 previously convicted of ‘HIV exposure’ in South Carolina charged in Georgia with ‘reckless conduct’ for not disclosing his HIV-positive status

NW Georgia man arrested for not disclosing to woman he’s HIV...
August 26, 2015

US: Iowa man, 34, previously convicted and sentenced to 50 years’ prison under previous HIV law, arrested and charged again under modernised law for ‘knowingly exposing multiple partners to HIV’

More charges for man accused of spreading HIV
August 25, 2015

US: Arkansas juvenile detention guard charged with ‘HIV exposure’ and statutory rape for having sex with 17 year-old male detainee

Ex–jail guard charged with HIV offense
August 22, 2015

US: New Jersey man convicted of HIV non-disclosure appeals ‘open ended’ reimbursement of medical and psychological expenses for the two female complainants

Victims of ex–cop who hid his HIV status haunted by anxiety, betrayal
August 21, 2015

US: Ohio judge sentences young woman to seven years under felonious assault charges following guilty plea to HIV non-disclosure; sentence is not only longer than prosecution recommended, judge ignored scientific evidence

Sweeney gives Youngstown woman 7 years in HIV sex case
August 21, 2015

US: Wisconsin man with HIV and hepatitis B / C charged with two felony counts of second-degree recklessly endangering safety for spitting in the faces of two hospital security officials

Man charged after spitting incident
August 20, 2015

Iceland: Nigerian ‘asylum seeker’ accused of infecting women with HIV released, but investigation continues

HIV infection suspect released
August 20, 2015

Iceland: Nigerian asylum seeker accused of ‘infecting young women’ in Iceland’s first ever criminal HIV transmission case

Man Arrested for Allegedly Passing on HIV
July 24, 2015

US: Missouri man who grossly exaggerated his sexual exploits “to make partner jealous” pays price with a 30 year sentence for two counts of HIV exposure without disclosure

Dexter man gets 30 years in HIV–exposure case
July 24, 2015

US: Analysis of ‘courtroom drama’ that resulted in Michael Johnson’s conviction and long sentence

Criminalizing blackness and HIV
July 22, 2015
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