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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Australia: Queensland Supreme Court reduces sentence of HIV-Positive man convicted for dripping blood on police officer

’I’ve got HIV’: Addict who dripped blood on cop has sentence reduced
August 29, 2019

US: 31-year-old man charged in Georgia with “assault by HIV infected person” for spitting at police officers

Rome man with HIV arrested for assaulting police
August 27, 2019

[Update] Canada: Man, whose charges for HIV non-disclosure were dropped due to his undetectable viral load, files lawsuit for defamation and negligence

Charges dropped against B.C. man accused of failing to disclose HIV–positive status to partners
August 25, 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
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