ARTICLES RELATING TO OSCAR PISTORIUS

Oscar witness felt "attacked"

2014-08-25 11:32

One of the prosecution's witnesses in the Oscar Pistorius trial felt like she was being "attacked" by Barry Roux

Pistorius witness felt 'attacked' on stand

2014-08-25 10:36

Annette Stipp, one of the prosecution's witnesses in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial, has reportedly said that being questioned on the stand felt like a personal attack.

Fire incompetent people - forensic expert

2014-08-14 05:00

Competence, common sense, and competitive wages are all that is needed to vastly improve the performance of the State's forensic laboratories, forensic expert David Klatzow says.

Possible outcomes for Oscar trial

2014-08-09 05:00
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As closing arguments for the murder trial of Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius finished up, it has ended six months of at times gripping courtroom drama that transfixed millions around the world.

Nothing strange about Reeva's action - Roux

2014-08-08 20:10
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There is nothing abnormal about the way Reeva Steenkamp acted moments before she was shot and killed by her boyfriend Oscar Pistorius, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has heard.

Date set for Oscar judgment

2014-08-08 17:16

The judge in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius says she will give a verdict on 11 September.

Oscar trial: final arguments summary

2014-08-08 16:45

Here is everything you need to know about the defence's closing argument. WATCH.

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Here is everything you need to know about the defence's closing argument. WATCH.

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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.

Steenkamps ignore Oscar's greeting in court

2014-08-08 11:27

Murder-accused Oscar Pistorius has made an effort to acknowledge the family of his deceased girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. He mumbled a "good morning" which was met with silence.

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.

Roux stresses crucial points in final argument

2014-08-07 17:12

Defence lawyer Barry Roux has started delivering his final argument in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius, describing "crucial points" in a bid to prove the Paralympian's innocence.

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: 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.

Final arguments in Oscar trial: Day 1

2014-08-07 15:26

State prosecutor Gerrie Nel has concluded his final arguments in the Oscar Pistorius trial. Read the highlights and reactions from around the web.

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.

Pistorius refuses to take responsibility - Nel

2014-08-07 11:10

Murder-accused Oscar Pistorius refuses to take responsibility for his actions and is always the victim, the State has argued in the North Gauteng High Court.

Final arguments under way in Oscar trial

2014-08-07 10:09

Prosecutor Gerrie Nel has opened final arguments in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial, setting out the State's case that Pistorius deliberately murdered Reeva Steenkamp.

Both Reeva's parents in court

2014-08-07 09:59

For the first time since the start of murder-accused Oscar Pistorius's trial Reeva Steenkamp's father Barry attended the proceedings at 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 witness felt "attacked"

2014-08-25 11:28

One of the prosecution's witnesses in the Oscar Pistorius trial felt like she was being "attacked" by Barry Roux

Carl Pistorius makes 'miraculous recovery'

2014-08-19 14:29

Oscar Pistorius's older brother Carl has made a "miraculous recovery" after being involved in a serious road crash earlier this month, a family spokesperson says.

Thank you to my loved ones, tweets Oscar

2014-08-09 07:19
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Murder accused Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has thanked his "loved ones" on social networking site Twitter after final arguments have been concluded in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

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.

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.

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.

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Get all the details as final arguments are given in the Oscar Pistorius trial.

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Roux: Witness was desperate to help State

2014-08-08 13:58

A State witness in murder accused Oscar Pistorius's trial was "desperate" to help the State, Pistorius's lawyer has told the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

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.

Culpable homicide should have been Oscar’s charge

2014-08-08 11:27

Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius should have been charged with culpable homicide and not murder, his lawyer has argued in the North Gauteng High Court.

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.

Alcohol not ruled out in Carl Pistorius crash

2014-08-07 18:22

Limpopo police are not ruling out the possibility that alcohol may have played a part in the car accident involving Carl Pistorius.

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Here is everything you need to know about the State's closing argument. WATCH.

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By the end of day 40 of Oscar Pistorius's trial, the State had concluded its closing argument and the defence began theirs. Here's everything you need to know.

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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.

Final arguments: Day 1

2014-08-07 15:29

What the web said about the final arguments in Oscar Pistorius's trial.

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.

Both Oscar and Reeva's fathers in court

2014-08-07 10:50

Oscar Pistorius's father Henke is in court for final arguments in his son's murder trial, the first time that both he and Reeva Steenkamp's father have attended the trial.

The differing defences for Oscar Pistorius

2014-08-07 10:06

Oscar Pistorius's defence team seems to have put forth three differing defences. William Booth, a criminal law expert, says there may be four different versions to consider.

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Oscar Pistorius's defence team seems to have put forth three differing defences. William Booth, a criminal law expert, says there may be four different versions to consider.

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Carl Pistorius still in ICU - family

2014-08-07 05:00

Carl Pistorius, brother of murder-accused Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, is still in an ICU after sustaining serious injuries during an accident near Modimolle, his family says.

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