ARTICLES RELATING TO PISTORIUS TRIAL

Oscar Pistorius’s dad breaks his silence

2016-07-24 16:33

Oscar Pistorius’s father, Henke, believes his son should never have been convicted of murder and is “furious” that his advice on the case was repeatedly ignored by the Pistorius family and their legal team.

Reeva's parents support NPA bid to appeal Pistorius sentence

2016-07-21 14:15

Reeva Steenkamp’s parents have expressed their support for prosecutor Gerrie Nel and his team in their appeal against Oscar Pistorius’s six-year jail sentence.

Pistorius in prison single room cell

2016-07-07 22:12

Convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius is serving his six-year sentence for killing his girlfriend in a single hospital prison cell.

State will struggle with Pistorius appeal – defence lawyer

2016-07-06 14:29

A legal expert says the State will have a tough time getting the Supreme Court of Appeal to reconsider Judge Thokozile Masipa’s six-year sentence for convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius.

Pistorius likely to serve less than 6 years in prison - top lawyer

2016-07-06 12:08

A top defence lawyer has told News24 that Oscar Pistorius is likely to serve less than six years in prison, provided he complies with all the requirements for parole.

6 years for Oscar Pistorius an 'insult' - ANCWL

2016-07-06 10:54

The six-year jail sentence imposed on Oscar Pistorius for murdering Reeva Steenkamp is an insult and an embarrassment, the ANC Women’s League says.

Oscar Pistorius arrives in court for sentencing

2016-07-06 09:38

Oscar Pistorius hugged several members of his legal team and his father after he walked into court GD of the High Court in Pretoria.

Everyone makes mistakes – Springbok's own blade runner on his role model Oscar

2016-07-06 08:04

The Northern Cape's own blade runner Celvino Cloete, who was inspired after seeing Oscar Pistorius on the news, says the former Paralympian remains his role model.

Oscar Pistorius to be sentenced for murder

2016-07-06 05:49

Oscar Pistorius is expected to hear his sentence for murdering Reeva Steenkamp when he appears in the High Court in Pretoria.

'The Oscar Pistorius Interview': Are we being manipulated? If so, by who?

2016-07-05 08:02

A recent interview with Oscar Pistorius takes the form of a presenter-driven investigative television programme or documentary, writes Liani Maasdorp.

 

Pistorius didn't properly explain firing through bathroom door – NPA

2016-07-21 22:09

The National Prosecuting Authority believes that the High Court failed to take into account that Reeva Steenkamp’s right to life was “needlessly taken from her”.

NPA will appeal Oscar Pistorius sentencing

2016-07-21 12:01

The National Prosecuting Authority says it is going to appeal Oscar Pistorius's six-year jail sentence, stating that it was "shockingly too lenient".

WRAP: Oscar sentenced to 6 years for murder

2016-07-06 21:11

Judge Thokozile Masipa has sentenced Oscar Pistorius to six years in jail for murdering Reeva Steenkamp, heavily favouring his defence.

Oscar Pistorius gets 6 years in prison - As it happened

2016-07-06 13:00

Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to six years in prison for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp. Read on for how sentencing unfolded in the High Court in Pretoria.

Pistorius will not appeal sentence - lawyer

2016-07-06 11:41

Oscar Pistorius will not appeal his six-year jail sentence for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp, a member of his legal team has said outside the High Court in Pretoria.

Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 6 years

2016-07-06 10:35

Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to 6 years in jail for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp by the High Court in Pretoria.

Pistorius sentencing a 'fairly unique situation' – legal expert

2016-07-06 08:31

Oscar Pistorius is to hear how long he will spend in jail when a judge sentences him for murdering Reeva Steenkamp - but his situation is unique and there are other factors at play, according to legal experts.

Oscar Pistorius timeline: How we got here

2016-07-06 07:43

Oscar Pistorius has heard his sentence for murder in the High Court in Pretoria, and will serve six years in prison. Here is a timeline of the events following his murder of Reeva Steenkamp.

Oscar's defence might be cautious about appealing sentence - expert

2016-07-05 17:28

Oscar Pistorius’s defence might be cautious in appealing his sentence for murder, says a legal expert not involved in the case.

Pistorius unlikely to get 15-year sentence – lawyer

2016-07-04 10:31

It is doubtful that Oscar Pistorius will get the minimum standard sentence of 15 years for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp three years ago, according to a legal expert.

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