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] US: Despite current guidelines, State Attorney pushes for prison sentence for Pensacola Man charged with alleged HIV transmission and non-disclosure

Pensacola man who knowingly spread HIV should go to prison, prosecutors argue
February 18, 2019

[Update]UK: Man sentenced to 32 months in South Devon for not disclosing his HIV status, a requirement from a previous court order

Serial love rat who infected gran, 82, with HIV jailed over new relationship
February 15, 2019

[Update]Canada: New Federal guidelines leads Northwest Territories to drop sexual assault charge for alleged HIV non-disclosure against Nunavut man

Crown stays sex assault charges against HIV–positive man in Yellowknife
February 12, 2019

US: Military highest court confirms sailor’s convictions for sexual assault due to alleged HIV non-disclosure

Failure to tell partners about HIV–positive status made sex nonconsensual, military court rules
February 9, 2019

US: 22-year-old man arrested in Mississippi for alleged HIV-exposure

Pearl man charged with knowingly exposing person to HIV
February 9, 2019

Peru: Man sentenced to six and half years in prison for alleged HIV transmission to his partner and daughter in second case of HIV criminalisation in Peru

Justicia Peruana Criminaliza la transmisión del VIH
February 9, 2019

India: ‘Poisoning’ charges used for the first time to prosecute two people living with HIV

‘Poison’ charge invoked against HIV accused
February 8, 2019

[Update]US: Indiana man already incarcerated for other alleged HIV non-disclosure charges pleads guilty in another county

Indiana Man Who Withheld HIV Status Pleads Guilty Again
February 4, 2019

US: Man living with HIV arrested in Pennsylvania for engaging in sex work while knowing his status

HIV positive man arrested for prostitution; Bucks County DA warns of health risks
January 31, 2019
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