tv Legal View With Ashleigh Banfield CNN November 17, 2014 9:00am-10:01am PST
this is cnn breaking news. >> hi, everybody. i'm ashleigh banfield. welcome to "legal view." at any moment, we're expected to hear from nebraska medical center about the second ebola death that occurred here in the united states. it's a doctor from maryland, martin salia. he contracted the virus while treating patients in west africa. we have now learned that he died and that happened this morning. the white house has issued a statement. it reads, "dr. salia's passing is a reminder of the human toll of this disease and of the continued imperative to tackle this epidemic on the front lines where dr. salia was engaged in his calling. and the heartbreaking irony of it all, it was months ago that dr. salia was telling us about his passion to help others. >> i knew it wasn't going to be
easy. but why did i decide to choose this job? i believe god called know do it. and i knew deep within myself that there was just something inside of me, that the people needed help. i see it as god's own desire for me. i didn't do this job because i want to. i firmly believe it was a calling. >> it was that spirit, that calling that inspired his own son. take a look at this. >> he decided to work at sierra leone because he found out that was his own calling. he's really, really a hero to me. >> so right now there's a press conference. >> dr. salia has only been with us for a very short time following his arrival late saturday afternoon. the dozens of staff members who
cared for our patient are all taking this very hard. they put forth a truly heroic effort during the time he was with our care. in addition, the outpouring of grief and support for his family and for our staff literally from across the nation and around the world has been remarkable, including all of our former patients, people in washington and state headquarters, et cetera. we use the maximum amount of supportive care and every advanced technique available in an effort to save his life. we are very, very sorry the outcome wasn't the one that we had all wished for. i would like to extend our profound gratitude to the remarkable professional staff who gave their all in this heroic effort. our focus on extraordinary care, as well as the global, educational and research
elements is truly remarkable. it is the standard for quality and it is an inspiration for all. the ebola virus infection is obviously an extremely deadly disease. we are reminding today that even though this was the best possible place for a patient with this virus to be, that in the very advanced stages, even the most modern techniques that we have at our disposal are not enough to help these patients once they reach a critical threshold. the focus needs to remain with the global emphasis on prevention as well as early diagnosis and treatment. before i turn it over to our panel, i'm reminded of the words of theodore roosevelt who said, "it is far better to dare mighty things, to win glorious
triumphs, even though checkered by failure than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much because they live in a great twilight that knows not victory or defeat." it is my pleasure now to turn this over to dr. phil fill smith who will then introduce dr. dan johnson. dr. smith? >> thank you, chancellor. i'm dr. smith, medical director of the biocontainment unit at unnc. dr. martin salia, a physician, a surgeon, in fact, from sierra leone, died. he was admitted to our biocontainment unit after a long trip from africa late saturday afternoon. he arrived in very critical condition. in spite of that, we had nurses and doctors working literally
around the clock to try to reverse his condition but were unable to do so. even though he was only here 36 hours, we got to know his family very well. wonderful family. especially his wife and we have great respect and admiration for the way they conducted themselves and we extend to them our deepest sympathy. i'd like to introduce dr. dan johnson, critical care medicine. was outstanding in support of dr. salia and i'd ask dr. johnson to give us a few points about some of the supportive measures they used. >> as dr. smith alluded to and as the reports have shown, dr. salia was extremely, critically ill when he arrived to our hospital. he had no kidney function. he was working extremely hard to breathe and he was unresponsive. within the first few hours of his arrival, we started running
continuous dialysis and within the first 12 hours he had progressed to complete respiratory failure, requiring intubation and mechanical ventilation. shortly there after he developed severely low blood pressure and required high doses to even maintain a marginal blood pressure. in this setting and in the setting of multiple treatments for specific for ebola virus disease and despite the mazing care of our nurses and respiratory therapists, he progressed to the point of cardiac arrest and we weren't able to get him through this. i think what dr. smith and dr. gold have said is right on the money. we really, really, really gave it all we could, all modern medical therapies were provided and we wished there could have been a different outcome but i'm
also proud of the team for what they were able to try. i'm going to turn it over to another doctor now. >> one of the roles of an academic health center is evaluation and implementation of research interventions. as you know, there are no approved treatments for ebola so one of the things that we did was to research what interventions may be available and there were two research measures that we were able to implement. one was zmapp and that was initiated saturday evening. the other is convalescence plasma. it's taken from those that survived ebola. and those are the two int t
interventions that were implemented on saturday shortly after his arrival. >> good morning. my name is roseanne morris here at nebraska medicine. on behalf of the entire team, i want to share that it was an absolute honor to care for dr. salia. the team is unwavered in their commitment to provide care for these patients. i had the pleasure and the honor of interacting with mrs. salia over the past 24 hours. she is an incredibly strong, stoic, brave individual who really, i think, taught us a lot about someone going through these circumstances and was so appreciative, i think, of their
time here. i want to thank our local heroes who took care of a global hero that's past few days. they did a remarkable job and their work was second to none. thank you. >> so now we'll open it to your questions. >> you mentioned that he had a plasma transfusion, a donated plasma transfusion. >> yes. >> the audio is a little tricky to hear the reporter's questions but there are a lot of questions to be answered about why this doctor died when others have survived. and as many of those doctors that you just heard said, he arrived in extremely critical condition. i want to bring in senior medical correspondent elizabeth cohen who is live in atlanta and i'm joined by a senior fellow at the institute for international humanitarian affairs. first to you, elizabeth.
it is so significant, it cannot be understated, that that problem of him arriving at extremely critical condition is really at the root of his death. but why did it get so bad? he's a surgeon. if anybody would know that he's in bad shape, it would be a surgeon. how did it get to that point? >> ashleigh, we don't know exactly what happened. if may be that he was unaware that he was operating on be a ebola patient. that's a possibility. we don't know where he was working. if he was operating on somebody and didn't know they had ebola, he wouldn't necessarily put it together. there have been some reports by other media outlets that he originally tested negative for ebola. now, that can happen because this test isn't perfect and early on it can give false negatives. yes, ashleigh, it does speak to the importance of early, early identification of ebola and early treatment. i remember when i was into liberia a few months ago, a doctor said to me, elizabeth, the difference between getting a patient on day five of their
illness and day eight of their illness is huge. ebola move very quickly. as we've seen, most of the patients in u.s. have been saved but, again, they got early treatment. >> to the notion that one of those doctors who just spoke said that it was 36 hours. that's all that this doctor had at the university of nebraska before he died. they had 36 hours to work on him and nothing, including that entire kitchen sink, worked. how fast can this disease grab you from the moment you get the fever? >> we're talking about progression over a few days. it's not an illness that kills over a few weeks but people die frequently from developing symptoms to death can be a few days. elizabeth described really well, we don't know the difference between those that survive and don't but he was a surgeon and would have been exposed to a
patient who had a high-level of virus. we see these with the families who care intensely at home. they are much more likely to die than people exposed to lower levels. >> he's a surgeon in west africa. he already knows he's playing with fire just in the work that he does every day. so ultimately, a surgeon, you would think -- and i put this to elizabeth as well, a surgeon who gets a fever in the line of work you would think would say, get me on a flight to nebraska today. >> well, also interesting, first of all, it's difficult to do that. and he -- according to some sources, he had two negative tests before being positive. we don't know who has paid for this flight but the initial stories were, his wife would reimburse the state department for it, potentially 1 or $200,000 for this flight. >> she was pushing hard to get him out? >> yes. it's very difficult.
the flight had to be arranged and then the crew had to assess him and it's very hard to communicate with people in ebola treatment centers. the ebola treatment centers, especially in sierra leone, are massively overburdened. it's hard to get -- in an american hospital, we'd have a nurse on the phone to say carry the phone over to the patient. the communication problems are huge. >> elizabeth, can you just give me -- the notion that -- i've read through the list of what dr. salia got, and it was everything from zmapp to dialysis and every single tool in the kit was thrown at this case and the zmapp stood out. are we still at the point where we can administer zmapp in an emergency situation? >> my jaw dropped. i was shocked because the company who says they make zmapp
says they don't have any and on their website they still say they don't have any. other patients have not been given that drug. but the bottom line is, that as one of these doctors said, there's a certain threshold where you pass where nothing is going to help. you can give them all of the zmapp in the world, transfusions, intubate him and dialysis. it's not going to work once he gets through that threshold and he arrived in kidney failure. this really says something, as the doctor was just saying, how fast this moves. doctors said the difference between a patient of day five and day eight is huge. >> it's life and death, effectively. well, our condolences to dr. salia's family and he was doing so selflessly to help others in a very dangerous situation. elizabeth, thank you.
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more than 1,000 former players, including high-profile players suing that thousands of times over their nfl careers they were handed high-level prescriptions without being briefed on what they are a doctor has to explain whether they were addictive or not, cocktail prescription and they were often happeneded dond team doctors on the planes, you would be given a pillow and blanket and then pills. >> like m & ms. >> yes. and the other issue that was looked into, in high-level prescription drugs, you can only prescribe in the state which you are in. these teams were out of their home state. >> right.
>> they were supposedly handing out prescriptions, which they are not allowed to do and that's what they were looking into. in theory, they should be asking the home team doctor, hey, could you give our players prescriptions? but that doesn't happen very often. >> sunny, that makes perfect sense. >> yeah. >> is there an element of, don't mess with us. we will come to your stadium on game day. we are the dea and, you know what, we've got wind of pretty ugly things out there and we mean business. >> there's no question, the federal government gets tips all over the place. there are tip lines and then lawsuits that are filed and then the dea will look at that. i suspect, though, that the dea is working with the prosecutor's office, probably the surgeon distri southern district of new york and there is a federal law controlled substances act. >> that we all have to abide by. >> right. it prescribes what the law is.
you can't sell it, you can't prescribe it, you can't transport it. there are all of these regulations. trainers can't provide it. it has to be a doctor or a nurse. the dea is doing what we want them to do. this is a national epidemic. >> by the way, it's critical because the nfl, obviously peppered by people like rachel who just don't let up. but the nfl has given a quote. "our teams cooperated with the dea today and we have no information to indicate that irregularities were found." both of you on this topic, would the nfl know if there was something -- i mean, honestly, would the dea share anything that they may have gleaned from these interviews? >> no. that's just a normal statement. and it's possible that they didn't find anyone doing anything wrong. we can't jump to that conclusion because we don't know.
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wilson was suffering from any injuries but police have said that wilson sustained bruises and had a swollen face after his alleged struggle. >> reporter: wilson is seen leaving the police station after the shooting for the hospital. later the video shows him returning, according to the paper. the st. louis dispatch obtained police audio publishing a timeline of events that day beginning with a theft. >> we're dealing with the suspect in progress. 19 seconds later, there is a description of the suspect. >> he's with another male. he's got a red cardinal t-shirt, yellow socks and khaki shorts. >> reporter: minutes later, officer wilson offers assistance. the paper says shortly after officer wilson stopped brown and
his friend dorian johnson for walking in the middle of the street. officer wilson calls for backup. according to the paper's timeline, brown's fatal encounter with wilson took less than two minutes. at 12:07, this call came in with someone apparently screaming in the background. >> get us several more units over here. there's going to be a problem. >> reporter: stephanie elam, ferguson, missouri. >> for the legal view of that timeline and what the video might tell us, i want to bring in defense attorney joey jackson and cnn analyst mel robbins. so the first thing i expected and surely was delivered was views from all sides coming in saying, well, this proves it and that proves nothing. i want to get your take on the video that we saw in the police station, the timeline that stephanie just laid out. mel, go ahead first. >> it reminds me of the george
zimmerman case where we saw a video of george zimmerman, remember, walking into and everyone said, oh, he's not that injured and then you saw photos. i don't think this video proves much of anything other than the fact that he doesn't have broken legs. if he had a swollen face or undocumented injuries, i find the timeline much more interesting and i'm hoping that the grand jury has it because then you can match up with officer wilson testified to, what some of the witnesses testified to and the timeline of what actually happened. >> so since you mentioned george zimmerman. >> yes. >> it's a good thing to remind ourselves because that video that surfaced of george zimmerman being booked the night that trayvon martin was shot and killed, there has been all sorts of talk that george had said that he had been beaten, he had been hurt and this video played and there were untold analysts who said, look at that video. he's fine. that's not a person who was beaten to the extent that he
needed to shoot and kill an unarmed teenager. and lo and behold, it was months and months later, this is the video that surfaced from the crime scene. a police officer photographing him with a smashed-up nose. >> ashleigh, i sat in that courtroom and covered the case for six weeks. i was in the courtroom when they showed that video and the entire video did one of these where they leaned forward and checked it out. and so i don't believe and i don't know what joey thinks, but i don't think this video is all that critical. if there's photographs, documented injuries, totally different story. >> so that point, i agree. it's not what we call outcome determative. was he injured, not injured, you really need to see photographs. however, we need to know that it's going to be spun in whatever direction that you support. obviously if it's murder, where is the eye orbit? where is the eye socket injury?
let's wait and look at the photos and see if there were injuries, was he cleaned up. on the issue of the actual timeline now, getting to that, what do we know from the release of those tapes? it happened within a short period of time. what we don't know is, he got the call, that is, darren wilson, as to there being suspects involved. did he actually know that michael brown was a suspect and number two did that change his mind when he used reasonable or unreasonable deadly force. >> did either of you find it surprising that everything from the moment he encountered michael brown to the moment michael brown fell dead was about two minutes? >> no. didn't surprise me at all that it took that fast. >> that's going to be spun, also, in the event that you are supportive of michael brown, what you're going to say is that that was reflection. two minutes is an eternity. 91 seconds is an eternity to
make a judgment call. >> they are going to say, no, no, no, there was a struggle and then there was running and chaos and hands and were they up, were they down. i think the main takeaway, people have already made their decisions about this case. you either think that michael brown was murdered in cold blood and the police officer committed a crime or you think that police officer had reasonable fear after he was assaulted inside of his car and the officer should be acquitted and, unfortunately, regardless of what this grand jury returns, no one is changing sides. it's not going to be a, quote, satisfying verdict. >> there is only one way to flush this out and that is at a trial. i'm advocating for justice. >> justice might mean no indictment. >> it might mean that. >> i will guarantee you, in this case, justice will be done and at least half who follow this case will say it is not.
justice doesn't mean your way. it never does. so it just shows you how starving everyone is for every tiny, minute detail. i want to move to other news and that's the cost of going to college these days. did you hear, it's outrageously expensive? some people are now asking, really, is it worth it? is it worth it to be that much in debt so early on in life? and my next guest says, you bet it is. he's going to explain why, coming up.
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victim on public radio. the attorney's name is keith wyatt and he made headlines after suggesting that 14-year-olds are mature enough to consent to sex with an adult even if it's a teacher. days before the start of the miss world pageant, the world wants to know where is miss honduras. she went missing last thursday along with her sister but they weren't reported missing until saturday. avarado is 19 years old and has said that she wants to be a diplomat. the vatican says that pope francis will make his first trip to the united states as the leader of the catholic church coming this september. he'll visit the world meeting of families and hold a large public mass as well. if you're counting, francis will be the fourth reining pope to
visit the united states. i hope you have your winter coat handy. watch your video as i tell you this. freezing temperatures are here to stay. for about a week. that was the scene in oklahoma city. some not able to cope with what the weather is doing to the roads. well, i lived that my entire life. the weather service says the cold spells are creeping towards the northeast and also down to the deep south. so just steal yourself. this is what it means when winter approaches. it's absolutely no secret that the price of a college education has skyrocketed in recent years. take a look at the most expensive colleges in the united states from the chronicle of higher education. yes, that does say over $65,000 for annual tuition and living expenses. i want you to have a quick look at this clip from the cnn film "ivory tower" that is going to
air at 9:00 p.m. eastern. >> many intellectuals are saying it would be better if some people don't go to college at all. i think that's an assault on democracy. it's an attempt to keep people in their place and reinforce social inequality. education should foster mobility and the possibility of inequality. you've got to be crazy to not intentionally get a college degree if you have a choice today and if the college education is really a college education and not just training in one particular little field, you learn how to learn and so that can actually open up new things in your lifelong after college. part of our responsibility as educators is actually to help inspire students who connect with problems in the world. because we're leaving them with a lot of problems.
and i think they know that, actually, and they want to engage. >> joining me now to talk about the rising costs of college, the man you just saw. he's the president of wesley university. thank you for taking the time to speak with me. i have a 7-year-old and a 9-year-old and i am freaking out about what it is going to cost me to put those boys through school. especially when i look at this. that college costs have risen 1,120% since 1978. it's outpaced the cost of food, health care and its student loan debt rate right now is more than credit card debt. how did this happen, michael? >> well, it's happened because we have created a situation where the incentives are in place for raising tuition. there are lots of people who want to get to great schools and there aren't enough places for them. the demand is really great and so the supply is not so great
and tuition costs have skyrocketed. >> but the demand for bmws is up, too, but i can't see the 1,120% increase since '78. >> that's right. the explanation is that costs have risen because people want the education and there aren't enough spots for it. there aren't enough spots for those students. and it's got to change. we know that public education has gotten a lot more expensive even more than private education and the high sticker price is not what most people pay at the schools that have the highest tuiti tuition. half of our students on student aid and the average student loan is $30,000. this is a national disgrace because it inhibits the students
t to choose the careers after college. the f we, college administrators, college professors, we have to find ways to replace grants with financial aid. >> can i ask you this? you know, i often wonder, the college experience is a great part of the education, being on campus, being away and meeting all of these people. but when it comes to the cost of doing that, do you think the realistic capitalist model are getting more online cheaper institutions without bricks and mortar may be the way to try to bring those costs down, make them more competitive and open up those spaces that you're talking about that are so critical? >> absolutely, ashleigh. in fact, when andrew rosse was building the tower, i was teaching at wesleyan university but i was teaching online to 30,000 students. it was given around the world for free.
over time, as other online classes get better, we will find ways to condense the college experience. keep it packed with academic rigor but give students the ability to graduate in three years, choose the summertime and wintertime to keep the prices down without sacrificing the quality of a high-end education. students who are going to be working at the university of nebraska, students who are going to be studying isis in the middle east, we want them to have the very best education but we have to offer to them in more condensed and affordable forms. >> well, it's a great doc and i'm glad you're part of it. thanks for taking the time to speak with us. >> my pleasure, ashleigh. i want to remind you, "ivory tower" is thursday night at 9:00 p.m. eastern right here on cnn. if you have young ones, watch this and see where we are headed and whether we can manage higher education. comedian and actor bill
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would have survived a scandal if he or she had just shut the mouth? silence is not always the answer as bill cosby is aware of at the moment. npr conducted an interview and naturally the anchor, scott simon, also asked about some newly resurfacing allegations of sexual assault dating back to the 1970s. and here is how that played out on the airwaves. >> this question gives me no pleasure, mr. cosby, but there have been serious allegations raised about you in recent days. you're shaking your head "no." i'm in the news business. i have to ask you the question. do you have any response to those questions? you're shaking your head "no."
there are people who love you who would like to hear from you about this. i want to give you the chance. all right. >> so scott simon appeared on cnn yesterday and said while cosby was shaking his head, he was also smiling with, quote, that impish little cosby smile, whatever that means. because this is serious and sometimes that means people have absolutely no interest in getting back into old allegations, might also mean that they don't take them seriously. i want to bring back my commentator panel, mel robbins and joey jackson. so i think the opening line, silence is not always golden. maybe silence is not always the way to go. from a pr standpoint, maybe. but when you're getting into something like this, is there anything else that bill cosby could have done in that interview? >> well, he could have hit it head-on. it's certainly more compelling
when someone says, it's absolutely not true. i have never, ever been charged with a crime, end of story. that's it. but by him shaking his head and the impish thing, i find the whole thing, frankly, disgusting. >> which part? >> which part? the fact that there are 13 known women that were named in the lawsuit that was brought in 2005. the fact that simon from npr was apologizing on twitter after he had to ask the question. the fact that people are standing up and giving bill cosby a standing ovation over the weekend when you have no less than four women that have come forward, given interviews, they have nothing to gain, ashleigh. in fact, they have everything to lose. this isn't one person making these claims. >> that's true. i hear what you're saying but there will be others that say, nothing ever proven in a court of law, no charges filed against this man, in fact, settlements reached and money paid and accepted by people who are outraged by what happened. so that does equalize things
somewhat. i also want to read a statement from cosby's lawyers. the fact that they are being repeated -- meaning the allegations -- the fact that they are being repeated does not mean that they are true. mr. cosby does not intend to dignify these allegations with any comment. joey, there hasn't even been a charge against him. is there anything other than that he should be doing? >> this is a problem where public relations and public relations advisers may disagree with people like myself and other attorneys where they commonly advise to keep your mouth shut. from a legal perspective, you don't want your client talking. i initially thought he could be prosecuted under the old allegation because there's no statute of limitation in new york. that is not true. the legislation in new york said, we're going to eliminate the statute of limitations.
however, even though there's no issue in terms of, he can't be prosecuted, it's over, these are allegations we're aware of. what about allegations we're aware of that could come about and harm him. >> unless you're a victim. then you should always talk. >> i've got 30 seconds. back in the '70s, i remember hearing, you were wearing a short skirt, you were asking for it. and a lot of women felt that rape didn't even exist in terms of being defended so is that possibly something that might be playing in here? there may have been rape allegations that were not prosecuted, taken seriously and just ignored and would that be the same today? >> i want to think it's different today, whether it's the penn state scandal, based on sk other scandals . >> women wear what they want. no means no. it's disgusting and deplorable but the allegations are just
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