The latest cases curated for the HIV Justice Network from global news reports.  Older cases from the Criminal HIV Transmission blog are also included.


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

Kenya: Court jails person with TB for not taking treatment and infecting wife and children; Kenya Ethical and Legal Issues Network on HIV and AIDS protests

KELIN Embarks on Anti–Arrest Campaign after Narok Court Jails TB Patient for Interrupting His Treatment
July 21, 2015

US: Pennsylvania judge hands down extra 2-4 year sentence to prisoner with HIV who ‘spat blood’ at guards

HIV–infected inmate who spit blood at guards gets more time
July 18, 2015

US: Ohio woman pleads guilty to felonious assault for HIV non-disclosure, faces 4 – 6 years prison – Woman pleads guilty in HIV assault case
July 15, 2015

UK: Zimbawean migrant charged with reckless HIV transmission, will appear at Coventry Magitrates Court for plea hearing on July 27

Hotel worker charged with giving his lover HIV on purpose
July 6, 2015

UK: Midlands woman charged with intentional and/or reckless HIV transmission to three men

Stourbridge woman charged with infecting men with HIV – BBC News
June 30, 2015

US: Oklahoma man arrested for ‘attempting to transfer HIV’ following allegations he spat at a woman

OKC Man Accused Of Attempting To Transfer HIV
June 23, 2015
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