ARTICLES RELATING TO OSCAR PISTORIUS TRIAL

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.

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.

Time for Oscar to explain

2014-04-06 21:59

A criminal defence lawyer observing Oscar Pistorius's murder trial says the Paralympian's biggest challenge will be to convince the court that his actions were reasonable when he fired four shots through a locked door.

AS IT HAPPENED: Oscar Pistorius trial, day 15

2014-03-25 09:00

Get all the highlights from day 15 of the murder trial of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius. Get Monday's updates here.

AS IT HAPPENED: Oscar Pistorius trial, day 13

2014-03-19 09:00

Get the latest details from day 13 of the murder trial of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius. Get Tuesday's updates here.

 
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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.

How to spot a liar

2014-04-08 13:44

Nobody wants to be lied to, but it happens to all of us. The trick is being able to identify when you’re being lied to.

Oscar trial: police make a mess

2014-03-31 11:55

It’d be funny if it wasn’t all such a tragedy. Evidence continued to emerge of a typical police omni-shambles in the Oscar trial, says CyberShrink.

AS IT HAPPENED: Oscar Pistorius trial, day 14

2014-03-24 09:01

Get all the highlights from day 14 of the murder trial of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius. Watch a summary of what we know so far here.

AS IT HAPPENED: Oscar Pistorius trial, day 12

2014-03-18 09:01

Get the latest details from day 12 of the murder trial of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius. Get Monday's updates here.

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