The Witness Is a Jackass
RENEE MONTAGNE, host:
Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.
A donkey became a witness in a Dallas court yesterday, in a legal dispute that began when oilman John Cantrell started building a shed in his backyard. His neighbor filed a complaint so Cantrell brought in a donkey. That generated more complaints about its smell and loud braying. But when Buddy the donkey took the stand, he was calm and quiet and just stared at the jury. The two neighbors settled the case as the jury deliberated.
It's MORNING EDITION.
NPR transcripts are created on a rush deadline by Verb8tm, Inc., an NPR contractor, and produced using a proprietary transcription process developed with NPR. This text may not be in its final form and may be updated or revised in the future. Accuracy and availability may vary. The authoritative record of NPR’s programming is the audio record.