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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[Update]Canada: Woman convicted and sentenced to jail in 2016 for alleged HIV non-disclosure appeals to Supreme Court

Woman convicted of sexual assault in HIV–disclosure case appeals to Supreme Court
July 30, 2017

Canada: Despite accepting there was ‘essentially zero’ risk, fear of HIV acquisition will be taken in account during sentencing of HIV-positive man for ‘brutal rape’

HIV–positive status to factor into Regina rapist’s sentencing, but not criminal charge
July 24, 2017

US: Man charged with “intentional exposure to AIDS” in Louisiana for allegedly biting and spitting at police officers

Man who bit, spit on Harbor Police accused of ’intentional exposure to AIDS’
July 23, 2017

[Update]US: Ohio woman living with HIV faces second felonious-assault charge for alleged HIV non-disclosure

HIV–positive woman indicted second time
July 21, 2017

[Update]Canada: 27 year old Toronto man faces 8 new charges of aggravated sexual assault for alleged HIV non-disclosure

New charge laid against Toronto man who police allege did not disclose HIV status
July 21, 2017

Canada: 34yrs old man living with HIV in Québec faces 2 more sexual assault charges for alleged HIV non-disclosure

Agressions sexuelles: deux autres plaignants contre le porteur du VIH
July 18, 2017

US: Ohio Court of Appeals upholds conviction and five-year prison sentence of man convicted for alleged HIV non-disclosure

Ohio Appeals Court Upholds Conviction of HIV–Positive Gay Man for Felonious Assault in Non–Disclosure Case
July 16, 2017

[Update] Canada: Appeal court upholds conviction of woman convicted of aggravated sexual assault for HIV non-disclosure

Court upholds sexual assault conviction of woman with HIV who had unprotected sex
July 6, 2017

US: Man living with HIV in Ohio arrested for having sex with a woman

Sheriff: Columbus man with HIV charged after having sex with woman
June 28, 2017
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