ARTICLES RELATING TO GERRIE NEL

Judge Masipa’s judgment reverberates across SA households

2014-09-15 07:29

It pains me to read how wannabe law experts maul Judge Thokozile Masipa but then spare Gerrie Nel with their barbed comments, says Saber Jazbhay.

State opposes extending Oscar's bail

2014-09-12 11:21
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The State has opposed the extension of Oscar Pistorius's bail after he was found guilty of culpable homicide in the North Gauteng High Court.

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Judge Masipa is due to deliver a verdict in Oscar Pistorius's trial today. Here are all the pictures from the North Gauteng High Court as it happens.

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Oscar waits for culpable homicide verdict

2014-09-11 21:14
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Oscar Pistorius has been cleared of murdering girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, but the Paralympian's troubles aren't over - there's still a ruling to come on culpable homicide.

Oscar's Judgment Day in pictures

2014-09-11 10:43

Judge Masipa is due to deliver a verdict in Oscar Pistorius's trial today. Here are all the pictures from the North Gauteng High Court as it happens.

INFOGRAPHIC: Oscar's fall from Hero to Zero

2014-09-10 17:05

Oscar Pistorius was the first-ever double-leg amputee to take part in the Olympics, but almost a year later, he was charged with the murder of his model and law-graduate girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Here is an infographic detailing his fall from hero to zero.

5 things the world's saying about Oscar's trial

2014-09-09 20:45
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South Africa is holding its breath for Thursday’s verdict on Oscar Pistorius, but what is the rest of the world saying? News24 takes a look.

Roux dismisses State's 'baker's dozen'

2014-08-08 23:14

Murder accused Oscar Pistorius's lawyer has dealt with the State's "proverbial baker's dozen" used to show that he lied, in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Roux explains lack of evidence

2014-08-08 16:51

Murder accused Oscar Pistorius's lawyer has told the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria that the defence did not call expert witnesses because the State's witnesses had corroborated their version.

Athletes trained to react to sound - Oscar lawyer

2014-08-08 12:16

As a track athlete, murder accused Oscar Pistorius is trained to react to sound, his lawyer has told the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

State ignoring crucial matters - Oscar defence

2014-08-08 05:28

Defence lawyer Barry Roux has accused the State of being selective in the evidence it chose to accept, as final arguments are heard at the North Gauteng High Court in the murder trial of paralympian Oscar Pistorius.

Roux accuses State of avoiding 'damaging' witnesses

2014-08-07 16:22

Lead defence attorney Barry Roux has begun his closing response in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius by accusing the State of deliberately avoiding calling witnesses.

Nel highlights contradictions in Oscar's testimony

2014-08-07 15:38

Prosecutor Gerrie Nel has pointed out what he says are numerous contradictions in the testimony of murder accused Oscar Pistorius.

Oscar's neighbours were credible witnesses, court hears

2014-08-07 15:26

Two couples who testified in murder accused Oscar Pistorius's trial are credible witnesses, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has heard.

Pistorius was deceitful, tailored evidence - Nel

2014-08-07 12:49

Oscar Pistorius tailored his version of what happened the night he shot Reeva Steenkamp because he was concerned of the implications, prosecutor Gerrie Nel says.

Nel: I never called Oscar a liar, I said he was lying

2014-08-07 11:53

Prosecutor Gerrie Nel has denied ever calling Oscar Pistorius a liar while he cross-examined him, after the defence said Pistorius was compromised as a witness by being called a liar.

Oscar judge could reveal which way she is leaning - experts

2014-08-06 21:12

As the trial of murder accused Oscar Pistorius wraps-up, legal experts say that Judge Thokozile Masipa could reveal her insights into her thinking about the case during the final arguments.

Pistorius due in court as trial nears verdict

2014-08-06 05:34
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The murder trial of fallen Olympian Oscar Pistorius resumes on Thursday for closing arguments after months of gripping testimony that captured the world's attention.

Oscar team can't consult State psychiatrist - judge

2014-07-07 15:16

Murder accused Oscar Pistorius's defence may not consult State psychiatrist Carla Kotze, Judge Thokozile Masipa has ruled.

Physician grilled on Pistorius psychological tests

2014-07-07 13:11

Prosecutor Gerrie Nel has questioned Oscar Pistorius's physician about whether he is qualified to comment on the athlete's psychological tests.

Prosecution hasn't seen Oscar video - NPA

2014-07-07 08:18

The NPA says the prosecution team in the Oscar Pistorius trial, led by Gerrie Nel, has not seen the video of the athlete re-enacting the scene of the killing of Reeva Steenkamp.

Oscar's fight or flight reflex questioned

2014-07-03 17:03

Murder accused Oscar Pistorius's reaction to perceived danger in his bedroom on the night of 14 February 2013 has been discussed in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

AS IT HAPPENED: Pistorius trial, day 37

2014-07-03 08:55
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Get the latest highlights from the 37th day of Oscar Pistorius's murder trial.

 

State urged to appeal Pistorius ruling

2014-09-14 07:29
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Oscar Pistorius's escape from a murder charge might be short-lived as a growing number of legal experts believe the State will appeal Judge Thokozile Masipa’s judgment.

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The Oscar Pistorius trial has captured the attention of the world, with the final day of verdict covering front pages globally.

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Oscar waits for culpable homicide verdict

2014-09-12 09:17

Oscar Pistorius has been cleared of murdering girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, but the Paralympian's troubles aren't over - there's still a ruling to come on culpable homicide.

5 most dramatic moments of Oscar's trial

2014-09-11 12:44

As Oscar Pistorius's five-month murder trial draws to a close, News24 looks back at some of the most dramatic moments.

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Judge Masipa is due to deliver a verdict in Oscar Pistorius's trial today. Here are all the pictures from the North Gauteng High Court as it happens.

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Oscar timeline: From hero to zero

2014-09-09 20:48

Oscar Pistorius was South Africa's golden boy after the Paralympian athlete competed in the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Expert: Pistorius a good State witness

2014-09-09 09:31

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius let his defence team down when he testified in his murder trial and was actually a good witness for the State, a lawyer says.

Oscar guilty of murder - State

2014-08-08 18:12
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Paralympic double amputee athlete Oscar Pistorius is guilty of the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, the State has told the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Nel is desperate - Roux

2014-08-08 12:46

The prosecutor in murder accused Oscar Pistorius's trial is "desperate and naughty", Advocate Barry Roux for Pistorius, has told the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Roux: Cold facts do not prove murder

2014-08-08 12:16

Oscar Pistorius's defence lawyer says the “cold facts” did not prove the he had intended to kill his girlfriend, as he launched a final bid to save the "Blade Runner" from life in prison.

Masipa sets deadline for closing arguments

2014-08-07 21:22

Judge Thokozile Masipa has given prosecutor Gerrie Nel and Oscar Pistorius’s defence lawyer Barry Roux a deadline to complete their final arguments in court.

Nel: I never called Oscar a liar, I said he was lying

2014-08-07 15:41

Prosecutor Gerrie Nel has denied ever calling Oscar Pistorius a liar while he cross-examined him, after the defence said Pistorius was compromised as a witness by being called a liar.

Oscar was deceitful during trial, tailored evidence - Nel

2014-08-07 15:37

Oscar Pistorius tailored his version of what happened the night he shot Reeva Steenkamp because he was concerned of the implications, prosecutor Gerrie Nel says.

State witnesses did not collude - Nel

2014-08-07 15:26

State witnesses in Oscar Pistorius trial are independent and did not discuss their evidence to make sure it was the same, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has heard.

Nel highlights contradictions in Oscar's testimony

2014-08-07 14:49

Prosecutor Gerrie Nel has pointed out what he says are numerous contradictions in the testimony of murder accused Oscar Pistorius.

Oscar was an appalling witness - Nel

2014-08-07 12:03

Murder-accused Oscar Pistorius was argumentative and gave vague responses to questions put to him while on the stand, prosecutor Gerrie Nel has told the North Gauteng High Court.

Oscar Pistorius back in court

2014-08-07 05:37

Final arguments in paralympian Oscar Pistorius' murder trial will be heard in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Oscar case draws to a close

2014-08-06 18:42

The murder trial of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius will enter its last stages when closing arguments will be presented in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Oscar team files final argument

2014-08-04 16:35
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The defence team for murder accused Oscar Pistorius has filed their final argument in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Oscar's defence expected to close its case

2014-07-08 06:07

The defence team of murder-accused paralympian Oscar Pistorius is expected to close its case at the North Gauteng High Court.

Nel concludes cross-examining physician

2014-07-07 13:48

Prosecutor Gerrie Nel has concluded his cross-examination of University of Cape Town Professor Wayne Derman at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

AS IT HAPPENED: Pistorius trial, Day 38

2014-07-07 08:58
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Get the latest highlights from the 38th day of Oscar Pistorius's murder trial in the North Gauteng High Court.

Oscar trial adjourned for the week

2014-07-03 17:03

The murder trial of Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has adjourned in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Oscar prof showed bias - Nel

2014-07-03 17:03

Murder accused Oscar Pistorius's physician has possibly been biased while testifying in the Paralympian's defence in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, the State says.

AS IT HAPPENED: Day 36, Pistorius trial

2014-07-02 09:13
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We bring you the latest details from Oscar Pistorius's 36th day in the North Gauteng High Court where he is facing charges of murdering Reeva Steenkamp.

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