Therapy dog used in court raised legal questions

elaine | August 8, 2011

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y.(New York Times) — Rosie, the first judicially approved courtroom dog in New York, was in the witness box here nuzzling a 15-year-old girl who was testifying that her father had raped and impregnated her. Rosie sat by the teenager’s feet. At particularly bad moments, she leaned in.
When the trial ended in June with [...]