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: 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

[Update]Russia: Sentence of man convicted in Irkutsk for alleged “wilful HIV transmission” overturned on technicality but prosecution will seek longer sentence in retrial

В Иркутске завершено судебное следствие по делу об умышленном заражении ВИЧ–инфекцией
December 27, 2018

Canada: 60-year-old sentenced to seven years in prison for unprotected sex and alleged HIV non-disclosure

Sept ans de prison pour un porteur du VIH
December 21, 2018

[Update] Australia: Court of appeal reduces sentence from 6 years to 4 for transgender sex worker accused of alleged HIV transmission

Transgender sex worker has WA sentence cut
December 20, 2018

Germany: Germany broadens use of criminal law to removal of condom without consent

German policeman jailed for condom "stealthing"
December 19, 2018

US: Man living with HIV arrested in Florida for alleged HIV non-disclosure

Man arrested in Tallahassee for transmission of HIV
December 14, 2018

Canada: Case of HIV non-disclosure adjourned while Northwest Territories prosecutor seeks information on viral load, as per new Federal directive

New HIV guidelines could clear Nunavut man of sexual assault charges
December 14, 2018

[Update]Kazakhstan: 28-year-old man arrested and facing charges of alleged HIV transmission

В Темиртау начался суд над мужчиной, заразивший ВИЧ четырех женщин
December 11, 2018

[Update] Italy: Rome appeal court reduces 24 years sentence by only 2 years for man accused of alleged HIV transmission

22–year term for man who spread HIV
December 11, 2018

[update]Kazakhstan: Man living with HIV sentenced to five years in prison in Astana for alleged HIV infection

Астанчанина подозревают в намеренном заражении ВИЧ трех человек
December 10, 2018
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