Legal poser: feline intent

The prosecution and defense wrangled repeatedly about whether witnesses could accurately assess the cat’s state of mind.

So says a November 13, 2007 New York Times report about the trial of “bird-watching enthusiast” James M. Stevenson in Galveston, Texas.

NOTE: the Times reported further details on December 2 of that same year.

(Thanks to investigator Joe Maguire for bringing this to our attention.)

Improbable Research