ARTICLES RELATING TO OSCAR PISTORIUS TRIAL

Denied release for now, Pistorius remains controversial

2015-08-22 17:00

Legality of Oscar Pistorius' release clouded by public outcry, maybe political pressure

Twitter reacts to Oscar parole suspension

2015-08-19 18:21

The Twitterati haven't wasted any timing pronouncing on the news that convicted paralympian Oscar Pistorius's parole has been suspended.

Justice will take its course - Reeva's uncle

2015-08-19 17:10

Reeva Steenkamp's uncle says that justice will take its course. This follows Justice Minister Michael Masutha's decision to suspend the parole release of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius.

Decision to release Oscar suspended

2015-08-19 16:09

The decision to release Paralympian Oscar Pistorius on parole on Friday has been suspended, eNCA reports.

State granted leave to appeal Pistorius conviction

2014-12-10 09:53

Judge Thokozile Masipa has ruled prosecutors can appeal Oscar Pistorius's conviction.

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View all the pictures from day 3 of Oscar Pistorius's sentencing proceedings. The athlete was found guilty of culpable homicide for the killing of Reeva Steenkamp.

View all the pictures from day 3 of Oscar Pistorius's sentencing proceedings. The athlete was found guilty of culpable homicide for the killing of Reeva Steenkamp.

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Oscar Pistorius and his Tinker Bell defence

2014-08-11 17:10

Clap hands if you believe in fairies! Health 24's CyberShrink, Professor Michael Simpson, reflects on a lot of scientific hogwash presented during the Oscar Pistorius trial.

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.

The failure of forensics, and amateur psychobabble*

2014-05-13 14:14

CyberShrink explains how Oscar's defence team kept on shooting themselves in the foot and points out a number of inaccuracies in the media.

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.

 

No word on potential legal action by Oscar's lawyers

2015-08-19 21:15

There was no word from Oscar Pistorius's lawyers on whether they would pursue legal action following the decision by Justice Minister Michael Masutha to suspend the release of the Paralympian on parole.

Steenkamps 'excited' by Oscar release decision - ANCWL

2015-08-19 17:31

Reeva Steekamp's family are 'excited' that Paralympian Oscar Pistorius won't be released on parole on Friday under terms of correctional supervision, the ANCWL says.

Oscar to stay behind bars

2015-08-19 16:44

Click here to read the full statement as to why Oscar Pistorius will no longer be released on correctional supervision on Friday.

NPA files appeal against Oscar conviction

2015-08-17 18:22

The National Prosecuting Authority has filed papers to appeal former Paralympian Oscar Pistorius' culpable homicide conviction.

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View all the pictures from day 4 of Oscar Pistorius's sentencing proceedings. The athlete was found guilty of culpable homicide for the killing of Reeva Steenkamp.

View all the pictures from day 4 of Oscar Pistorius's sentencing proceedings. The athlete was found guilty of culpable homicide for the killing of Reeva Steenkamp.

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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.

All said and done, we still don't know WHY Oscar shot Reeva

2014-07-09 09:45

The evidence is at an end but the case is not over yet. Health24's CyberShrink looks closely at the red herrings and weak witness testimony and comes to the conclusion that we still don't know why Oscar killed Reeva. And then there's the mediocre social media analysis by Channel 199 ...

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.

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