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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Russia: Woman to go on trial in Syktyvkar for allegedly transmitting HIV to her partner

Court of Syktyvkar awaits trial for partner’s HIV infection
August 22, 2019

Sweden: 45-year-old man sentenced to one year in jail for not disclosing his status

He said nothing about HIV infection
August 20, 2019

[Update]US: 42-year-old man, convicted in 2017 for alleged HIV non-disclosure, arrested again.

Tallahassee man convicted for transmission of HIV accused of failing to inform partner of status
August 19, 2019

[Update]Canada: Ontario Court of Appeal upholds dangerous offender label for man who was convicted of aggravated sexual assault in 2012

Dangerous offender label upheld for HIV–positive man who pleaded guilty to sexual assault
August 19, 2019

[Update]France: Man sentenced to 7 years for alleged deliberate HIV transmission released under supervision order pending appeal

HIV transmitted to partner: he is released before a new trial
August 13, 2019

[Update]Canada: Ontario’s Court of Appeal quashed attempted murder convictions and ordered retrial of man convicted in 2012 for alleged HIV non-disclosure

Court upholds sex assault conviction for man who didn’t tell partners he was HIV–positive
August 12, 2019

US: Man charged with eleven counts of felonious assaults in Ohio for having sex without disclosing his status

Court docs: Northside man indicted for having sex without telling victim he was HIV positive
August 10, 2019

US: Another arrest for alleged HIV exposure in Georgia highlights why HIV laws need to be modernised

HIV–positive man in Athens arrested for having sex
August 8, 2019

[Update]US: Woman arrested after claims of alleged HIV exposure on video tells police she is not HIV-positive

Americus PD investigates woman accused of spreading HIV
August 7, 2019

Russia: 23-year-old man already in prison for murder, sentenced to 8 years and 6 months in prison for alleged HIV infection

Tyumen, specially infected with HIV, received nine years in prison
August 6, 2019
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