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 living with HIV in Florida charged for allegedly failing to disclose his HIV status to partners

Police arrest Disney worker for not telling women he had HIV before sex
May 31, 2017

UK: Man living with HIV admits simple assault after biting a police officer, however despite media and court acknowledging that HIV could not have been transmitted, his name and photo are published

Man with HIV bit police officer during hotel rampage
May 31, 2017

US: Man arrested in Cincinnati and charged with felonious assault for alleged HIV non-disclosure

Man arrested for failing to tell partner he was HIV–positive
May 29, 2017

[Update]New Zealand: Court takes advances in HIV treatment into account but man still sentenced to two years for alleged HIV transmission and non-disclosure

Man sentenced after knowingly infecting partner with HIV
May 27, 2017

US: Pennsylvania man living with HIV charged with aggravated assault for spitting on police officer

Police: HIV–positive man spit in officer’s face
May 26, 2017

[Update]US: Indiana man charged for allegedly failing to inform his sexual partners of his HIV status

Man faces drug, malicious mischief charges
May 25, 2017

Switzerland: Mauritian migrant appears in court charged with alleged HIV transmission

Malade, il infecte son ex et ment à sa nouvelle copine
May 24, 2017

[Update]New Zealand: 26 year-old man living with HIV wanted for alleged HIV non-disclosure

Warrant issued after HIV–positive Johnny Lumsden in court no show
May 21, 2017

US: Video recording of Ohio Supreme Court’s hearing of case challenging law criminalising HIV non-disclosure

Case No. 2016–0903 State v. Batista
May 18, 2017
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