The Law: Encouraging Good Samaritans

A drunken quarrel flared in the shabby Newark apartment when Aaron R. Rudesel suddenly began berating his girl friend, Dollie Fair. After Aaron warmed up, he hit Dollie in the mouth. She brandished a knife; he cut her with another. A third member of the party, named John B. Lynn, jumped up blearily and cried, "Man, you shouldn't cut your woman like that." As the men grappled, Dollie fled. In the melee, Rudesel was stabbed, and then Lynn took it on the lam.

Dollie Fair and John Lynn both wound up on trial for killing...

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