CRIMINAL LAW: Case of the Drowning Girl. AGENDA. Recap lesson discussing Good Samaritan legislation Overview of Homicide Crimes “The Case of the Drowning Girl” (Mini-Trial and Jury Deliberations) Debrief Assignment. FIRST DEGREE MURDER.
Any person, between the ages of 18 and 60 and who is healthy-abled (not disabled), at the scene of an emergency who knows that another person is exposed to, or has suffered, grave physical harm shall, to the extent that he or she can do so without danger or peril to himself or herself or to others, give reasonable assistance to the exposed person. At a minimum, reasonable assistance includes calling 911 for those who have access to a phone. Any person violating the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a petty misdemeanor and shall be subject to community service or a fine of not more than five hundred dollars ($500), or both. Punishment or fines shall be imposed based on the circumstances of the emergency.
“Bill proposes "scarlet letter" for DUIs: bright-yellow license plates”
Seattle Times, Feb. 12, 2008
OLYMPIA — Sen. Mike Carrell wants everyone on the road to know who's been caught driving drunk. He's sponsoring a bill that would require people convicted of drunken driving to put fluorescent-yellow license plates on their cars for one year — once their driving privileges have been restored.