Few States Have Laws Punishing ‘Bad Samaritans’

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In the video, Jamel Dunn can be seen flailing in the middle of a Florida pond, his head sinking deeper in the water with every gasping breath. In the background, teenagers are laughing and mocking him. “Ain’t nobody’s gonna help you,” one yells. Seconds later, Dunn, 31, drowns. Months after the July episode, which was posted online and seen by millions, the teens have faced public outrage, but no legal action. While many agree that what they did . . .

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