ARTICLES RELATING TO OSCAR PISTORIUS

Is Oscar Pistorius really writing a book?

2014-09-16 09:14

Oscar Pistorius is writing a book detailing his side of the murder of Reeva Steenkamp. Cybershrink deciphers what it all means.

Will Oscar get 'special treatment' in jail?

2014-09-11 13:28

If Oscar Pistorius is sent to jail, what will it be like? Will he keep his legs? Will his fame and disability earn him special treatment?

Is it worth sending Oscar to jail?

2014-09-10 13:56

South African prisons are rife with drugs, sexual violence and murder, is this where Oscar deserves to go?

Carl Pistorius out of ICU after crash

2014-08-20 07:39

Carl Pistorius, brother of murder-accused paralympian Oscar Pistorius, has been discharged from ICU following an accident outside Modimolle, Limpopo, his family said on Tuesday.

Nel nails Oscar as a deceitful witness

2014-08-08 07:55

Health24's CyberShrink, columnist Professor Michael Simpson comments on the first day of closing arguments in the Oscar Pistorius trail.

Back to school at the Oscar trial

2014-07-14 14:51

It's clear Oscar did not suffer from generalised anxiety disorder, and we still don't know if he screams like a woman. CyberShrink analyses the latest in the Oscar Pistorius trial.

Oscar needs to leave his defence alone

2014-07-07 10:54

Oscar needs to stop getting involved and let his defence do what they're being paid for

Who's nuts: Oscar or his defence?

2014-05-14 13:59

Health24's CyberShrink, Prof Michael Simpson, observes that Oscar Pistorius' defence has dug a nice hole for themselves with Dr Vorster's very precise evidence.

We’ve been punked. The Oscar trial gets truly ridiculous.

2014-05-09 09:14

The defence has continued to be bewildering, but on Thursday it became really foolish, to the point that I expected Ashton Kutcher to leap out and giggle at us.

Do you hope Oscar is innocent, or do you need him to be innocent?

2014-04-22 08:49

CyberShrink Professor Michael Simpson 'unpacks' the many unanswered questions and irritations surrounding the Oscar Pistorius trial.

 

Is Judge Masipa letting Oscar get away with murder?

2014-09-12 09:09

Judge Masipa's confusing decision to reject the possibility that Oscar Pistorius murdered Reeva has led many legal experts to choke in their tea.

What if Oscar Pistorius goes to jail?

2014-09-11 08:48

As we wait for the Court to reveal the verdict and, eventually, sentence, some wonder how Oscar Pistorius would cope with the experience of prison.

Successes and shortcomings of the Oscar trial

2014-09-09 08:20

Renowned defence lawyer, William Booth, believes that televising the Oscar trial increases transparency and holds South African magistrates and judges accountable for their actions.

Possible outcomes of the Oscar Pistorius trial

2014-08-08 15:33

Dubbed 'the trial of the century' with millions of people across the world following Oscar Pretorius' defence and prosecution, many of us are wondering what the possible outcomes could be. Here we lay them out.

If the Oscar trial were a movie ...

2014-07-24 12:56

CyberShrink asks what was Oscar doing in a nightclub, cringes at his Tweets, and proposes a cast for Oscar: The Movie.

Cherry-picking reports and that reconstructed video

2014-07-07 11:08

CyberShrink says: Derman dribbles, Roux cherry-picks from the strangely unavailable report and a leaked re-construction video of what happened on that night and that strongly contradicts the psychologists' report.

Pistorius has no mental defects

2014-06-30 12:49

The panel has found that Oscar Pistorius does not have a mental disorder that affects his ability to distinguish between right or wrong.

Why Oscar was sent for 30 days observation in a mental hospital

2014-05-13 10:14

Still puzzled by why Oscar Pistorius was sent to a mental hospital for observation? Here's what it means.

10 Things to know about ballistics

2014-05-06 10:25

Ballistics experts can tell from where, how often, and sometimes by whom a gun was fired in a crime. Here’s how they do it.

Pistorius dabbled in dagga

2014-04-08 07:45

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius smoked dagga when his mother died but stopped, he told the High Court in Pretoria on Monday.

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