Puddleby Court Log: 20 Spring, year 534 of The Ascendancy. 04:07

In the matter of Garr v Cid, accused of “killing chum's dog”

Before the jurors: Babajaga, Olmy, Polerand, Lothar, Nyssa, Bavmorda, Kodo, Dorfl, Phyl

With Bellafae serving as Bailiff.
To all who read these precepts, the following transcript of this trial is true and correct, to the best of my knowledge.
Clera, reporting.

[Haengemie] This court is adjourned.
[Bellafae] This court is now in session, The Honourable Judge Haengemie presiding.
[Haengemie] <standard pre-trial court briefing>
[Garr] i am accusing cid of cruely slaughtering chum's poor and helpless dog
[Garr] i was walking along the fair ground and i see cid beating on chums dog
[Garr] the dog was whimpering and i told him to stop
[Garr] done
[Haengemie] Thank you, Garr
[Haengemie] Cid, you have 90 seconds to speak.
[Cid] Hail, honorable Jury...
[Cid] I'm not sure what Garr's talking about...
[Cid] ...yesterday, when I said I "killed Chum's dog" that was a metaphor for kickin Chum in the shins..
[Cid] ...I'd never kill a real dog (like Shadowmutt)...
[Cid] ...I don't have much to say...
[Cid] done
[Haengemie] Thank you, Cid
[Haengemie] Garr, you have 120 seconds to speak.
[Garr] after he did not stop i tried to push him away but then he started to curse at me
[Garr] then i heard the poor thing die i ran here immediately and called this case
[Garr] done
[Haengemie] Thank you, Garr
[Haengemie] Cid, you have 120 seconds to speak.
[Cid] Hmph, those were all lies.
[Cid] As I said, I don't want to waste any one else's time..
[Cid] So, have fun.
[Cid] done
[Haengemie] Thank you, Cid
[Cid] BEER!!
[Haengemie] <standard jury verdict briefing>
[Bellafae] Bellafae hands Haengemie the jury's verdict.

  Votes innocent: 7
  Votes guilty: 0
  Votes frivolous: 2
  Abstaining: 0

[Haengemie] Cid this court finds you innocent. You are free to go.

  Court adjourned at 4:40 on 20 Spring, 534