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Good Samaritan Law at issue in Yates County

Drug-related homicide involves ‘question of first impression’

Yates County Court Judge Jason L. Cook has ruled that New York state’s “Good Samaritan Law” applies to charges of criminal injection of a narcotic drug and third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance. Cook issued the ruling after a July 18 hearing on a defense motion filed by Steuben County attorney Travis J. Barry to ...