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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US: New court hearing granted for Iowa man sentenced to 12 years for alleged HIV exposure based on 2014 Iowa Supreme Court decision in the Nick Rhoades case

Man convicted of transmitting HIV to teenagers gets new trial
April 6, 2017

Kenya: Five women living with HIV who were forced or coerced into being sterilised will finally have their case heard in a Nairobi courtroom next month

Cases challenging the forced and coerced tubal litigation of women living with HIV to be heard on 27 and 28 June 2017
April 6, 2017

[update]US: Woman facing charges in Indiana for HIV non-disclosure back in court to ask for bond reduction pending trial

Woman Who Allegedly Didn’t Tell 15 Year Old She Was HIV Positive Appears In Court
April 3, 2017

Jamaica: Man wanted in Canada for alleged HIV non-disclosure files contempt of court proceedings against Jamaican Justice Minister

Delroy Chuck being sued by man accused of infecting women with HIV
March 31, 2017

Italy: Undetectable viral load taken into account to acquit HIV positive man of attempted bodily harm; other charges result in prison sentence

Sesso con minori a Brescia, condannato a 6 anni e 8 mesi il 57enne sieropositivo
March 30, 2017

France: African migrant arrested in Chartres for alleged HIV transmission to a number of women

Un habitant de Mainvilliers aurait transmis le VIH à ses partenaires
March 29, 2017

Belgium: Brussels male sex worker gets 18 months for ‘attempted poisoning’ after disclosing his HIV status to a client who then obtained PEP following a single episode of condomless sex

18 mois requis pour tentative d’empoisonnement par le VIH
March 29, 2017

US: Georgia man charged with “assault by an HIV infected person” against a police officer for not disclosing his status during arrest

HIV Postive Man Attacks Woman, Charged with Assault on Officer
March 18, 2017
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