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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Honduras: Journalist in Honduras arrested for allegedly transmitting tuberculosis and HIV to neighbours

DPI capturan a “Laura” por infectar con VIH–Sida a sus vecinos
August 14, 2017

France: Man living with HIV under investigation for alleged HIV non-disclosure and HIV-transmission

Paris : un homme mis en examen pour avoir transmis le Sida à sa petite amie
August 10, 2017

[Update]US: 3 years sentence for Indiana man already sentenced to three years in another county for alleged HIV non-disclosure

Northern Indiana man gets 3 years for withholding HIV status
August 9, 2017

Canada: Charges of aggravated sexual assault dismissed after Ontario Judge takes undetectable viral load into consideration in HIV non-disclosure case

New science needed for HIV court case
August 7, 2017

US: Man charged with felony in Kentucky for engaging in sex work and living with HIV

HIV–positive man charged with prostitution
August 4, 2017

France: Man living with HIV convicted for spitting at police officer in Dijon

Dijon : condamné pour avoir craché du sang sur un policier alors qu’il est porteur du VIH
August 3, 2017

[Update]Canada: Woman convicted and sentenced to jail in 2016 for alleged HIV non-disclosure appeals to Supreme Court

Woman convicted of sexual assault in HIV–disclosure case appeals to Supreme Court
July 30, 2017

Canada: Despite accepting there was ‘essentially zero’ risk, fear of HIV acquisition will be taken in account during sentencing of HIV-positive man for ‘brutal rape’

HIV–positive status to factor into Regina rapist’s sentencing, but not criminal charge
July 24, 2017

US: Man charged with “intentional exposure to AIDS” in Louisiana for allegedly biting and spitting at police officers

Man who bit, spit on Harbor Police accused of ’intentional exposure to AIDS’
July 23, 2017

[Update]US: Ohio woman living with HIV faces second felonious-assault charge for alleged HIV non-disclosure

HIV–positive woman indicted second time
July 21, 2017
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