ARTICLES RELATING TO PISTORIUS TRIAL

Oscar aunt to Nel: Aren't you ashamed?

2014-08-09 12:25

Oscar Pistorius's aunt has asked prosecutor Gerrie Nel if he 'was not ashamed' at the paralympian's murder trial in the High Court in Pretoria

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 case draws to a close

2014-08-06 18:42

The murder trial of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius will enter its last stages when closing arguments will be presented in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Pistorius due in court as trial nears verdict

2014-08-06 05:34
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The murder trial of fallen Olympian Oscar Pistorius resumes on Thursday for closing arguments after months of gripping testimony that captured the world's attention.

Oscar sells Pretoria house for R4.5m

2014-07-31 13:17
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The house in which Oscar Pistorius killed his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, has been sold to a Boksburg mining consultant for R4.5m, it has been reported.

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.

Reeva's close friend at same club as Oscar

2014-07-16 10:09

Reeva Steenkamp's close friend, Gina Myers, was at the club which Oscar Pistorius visited over the weekend, according to a report.

 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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 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.

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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Oscar judge could reveal which way she is leaning - experts

2014-08-06 21:12

As the trial of murder accused Oscar Pistorius wraps-up, legal experts say that Judge Thokozile Masipa could reveal her insights into her thinking about the case during the final arguments.

Newspaper ordered to withdraw Oscar ad

2014-08-06 16:00

The Advertising Standards Authority has ruled that a newspaper advert by an advertising company referring to Oscar Pistorius being sent for psychiatric evaluation must be withdrawn.

Oscar team files final argument

2014-08-04 16:35
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The defence team for murder accused Oscar Pistorius has filed their final argument in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Oscar hit on Reeva lookalike weeks after shooting

2014-07-20 09:10

Paralympian star Oscar Pistorius has stunned guests at a private party shortly after the Valentine’s Day shooting of his girlfriend when he openly hit on a Reeva Steenkamp lookalike.

Club fight has no bearing on Oscar trial - cop

2014-07-15 15:38

An alleged altercation in a Johannesburg nightclub will have no bearing on Paralympian Oscar Pistorius's murder trial, lead detective Vineshkumar Moonoo says.

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