In the news: Heminway discusses Good Samaritan animal law with VICE

Joan Heminway, the W.P. Toms Distinguished Professor of Law at UT Law, recently spoke to VICE Media for their story on Tennessee's law allowing "Good Samaritan" citizens to enter locked cars if an animal is locked inside and facing danger.
July 11, 2015 10:33 am

Joan Heminway, the W.P. Toms Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Tennessee College of Law, recently spoke to VICE Media for their story on Tennessee’s law allowing “Good Samaritan” citizens to enter locked cars if an animal is locked inside and facing danger.

“Interpretations of the law will be undertaken by courts and the legislature only with experience under the new law, which will take a number of years to accumulate, as with interpretations of any new legal rule,” Heminway is quoted as saying in the article.

Read the full story and more discussion by Heminway at VICE Media.