February 16, 2012
April 25, 2009: outside of the IMF/World Bank meeting in Washington, DC, police with batons are attacking a group of protesters. Above a roar of chaos and confusion, one activist screams in pain: stomped by a cop, he's suffering from an excruciating break just below the knee.
Vickie Sutton, a professor at Texas Tech University School of Law, is the author of the book The Good Samaritan Lawsand director of the Good Samaritan Law Project. She says that, with these laws, there may be different standards for volunteers who are training themselves and marking themselves as medics, than laws pertaining to bystanders and random civilians.