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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Paraguay: Prosecutor files additional charge against man living with HIV for alleged HIV transmission

Otra imputación contra abogado que transmitió VIH a mujeres
May 18, 2017

US: Man living with HIV in Pennsylvania still faces 22 charges related to HIV-non disclosure after prosecutors withdraw 26 charges

Trial upcoming for Owens after some charges dropped
May 17, 2017

India: Woman takes her husband to court to seek compensation for alleged HIV non-disclosure

Woman accuses HIV + husband of hiding disease, wants compensation
May 12, 2017

Australia: Summary of proceedings in alleged HIV transmission case from initial trial to High Court decision to appeal dismissal

Aubrey v The Queen [2017] HCA 18: HIV, Recklessness and Grievous Bodily Harm
May 11, 2017

US: Ohio Supreme Court to consider case challenging law criminalising HIV non-disclosure

Ohio Supreme Court to decide if those with HIV have to disclose it
May 10, 2017

Australia: Man sentenced to 5 years in jail for alleged HIV transmission in New South Wales loses his High Court appeal

High Court rejects appeal of man who infected lover with HIV
May 10, 2017

US: Tennessee woman who attempted suicide charged with aggravated assault for spitting on first responder

Woman With HIV Arrested, Spit On First Responder
May 7, 2017

Indonesia: Eight gay men arrested and subjected to mandatory HIV testing after police raided party

Gay men arrested in Indonesia forced to undertake HIV tests
May 6, 2017

US: North Carolina man faces almost 50 charges of aggravated assault and reckless endangerment for alleged HIV exposure

Jailed man hit with slew of sex charges
May 3, 2017

Canada: Man sentenced to 4 years in prison in Quebec for HIV non-disclosure

Un homme condamné à 4 ans de prison pour avoir caché son VIH à sa partenaire
April 29, 2017
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