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] Australia: Gay man enters guilty plea to charge of recklessly inflicting grievous bodily harm for alleged HIV transmission and non-disclosure

Martin Jaksic pleads guilty over infecting ex–lover with HIV
March 9, 2018

Australia: 28-year-old man faces criminal charges for alleged HIV transmission

Man accused of infecting two sexual partners with HIV
March 8, 2018

[Update]France: Temporary release pending appeal refused for 42-year-old man sentenced to 7 years for alleged HIV transmission

"L’escroc du sexe" reste derrière les barreaux
March 8, 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

France: 52 year-old man sentenced to 5 years in jail for alleged HIV transmission

Evron : Cinq ans de prison pour avoir transmis le virus du SIDA
March 1, 2018

US: Woman arrested in Tennessee for criminal exposure to HIV for spitting at police officer

A woman is behind bars for spitting in an officer’s face while being HIV positive.
March 1, 2018

Suriname: 38-year-old woman to be charged with grievous bodily harm for alleged HIV exposure

Woman in Suriname arrested for alleged intentional HIV infection
February 21, 2018

[Update] Australia: Transgender woman sentenced to six years in male prison for alleged HIV transmission

Trans woman CJ Palmer sentenced to six years in a male prison
February 16, 2018

Greece: Athens Court recognises that undetectable = untransmissable and acquits man with undetectable viral load

2nd Joint Court of Athens adopts the message that a non–detectable viral load renders HIV transmission unlikely
February 16, 2018

Canada: Calgary man charged with aggravated sexual assault for alleged HIV non-disclosure

Calgary man pleads guilty to aggravated sexual assault for not disclosing HIV
February 15, 2018
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