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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UK: Avon and Somerset Police apologise after being accused of spreading misinformation over the use of spithoods and HIV transmission

Avon and Somerset Police apology over spit hood statement
November 22, 2017

US: Woman living with HIV arrested in Oklahoma for sex work and “intending to transfer HIV”

Woman accused of intending to transfer HIV during Broken Arrow prostitution bust
November 22, 2017

[Update]Zimbabwe: High Court reduces jail sentence of man living with HIV from 13 years to 2 years

HIV+ man’s jail term for infecting partner reduced
November 22, 2017

UK: Professor Matthew Weait reflects on the first convictions for intentional HIV transmission in England & Wales

Daryll Rowe guilty – but is criminal law the right way to stop the spread of HIV?
November 16, 2017

[Update]France: 42-year-old man sentenced to 7 years in jail for alleged “deliberate” HIV transmission

Transmission du VIH : Sékou Camara condamné à sept ans de prison
November 16, 2017

[Update]UK: 26 year-old man convicted of grievous bodily harm with intent and attempted GBH for HIV transmission and exposure

Hairdresser found guilty of trying to infect 10 Grindr dates with HIV
November 16, 2017

US: Woman from Tennessee charged with criminal exposure to HIV for biting police officer

Woman With AIDS Bites Police Officer
November 14, 2017

Taiwan: 11 men charged with alleged HIV-exposure and non-disclosure at sex parties

Eleven men charged with concealing HIV infections
November 10, 2017

[update]US: Jury fails to reach verdict in case of former police officer facing felony charges in Florida for alleged HIV non-disclosure

Mistrial for former officer accused of not telling partners about HIV status
November 10, 2017

US: After Ohio Supreme Court loss, defense lawyers are hoping U.S. Supreme Court will hear HIV disclosure case

Defense lawyers hope Supreme Court will hear HIV disclosure case
November 7, 2017
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