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: Indiana prison inmate faces charges of “battery by bodily waste leading to infection” for spitting at prison officers

Elkhart County Jail inmate faces new charges after spitting on two officers
February 28, 2019

US: Indiana man charged with two counts of battery by bodily waste for spitting at medical staff

Man with HIV charged with spitting in hospital staff’s eyes
January 30, 2019

US: Man living with HIV sentenced to 12 years in prison for spitting on police officer

Man with AIDS sentenced to 12 years in prison after spitting in officer’s face
January 8, 2019

US: 22-year-old prisoner charged with aggravated assault in Pennsylvania for spitting on guard

Prisoner committed assault with a deadly weapon by spitting on jail guard, police say
December 27, 2018

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: Man living with HIV charged in Texas for spitting at Police Officer

Man charged with spitting in Killeen officer’s face
September 11, 2018

Australia: Queensland police upgrades charges against man accused of spitting at security guard because of suggested HIV

Man’s spitting assault charges upgraded because he said he has HIV
August 7, 2018

US: Alabama man charged with assault with bodily fluids for spitting on healthcare worker

HIV Positive Patient Lands in Court for Spitting on Nurse Treating Him
July 20, 2018

US: Tennessee man faces HIV criminal exposure charges for spitting at police officer

Man claims HIV, hepatitis while spitting in Nashville cop car following arrest on Broadway
June 11, 2018

US: Kentucky man charged with wanton endangerment and assault for spitting at emergency responder

Man with HIV arrested for spitting on first responder
March 5, 2018
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