5 videos you need to watch to understand the Oscar trial better

2014-03-27 10:04

State wraps its case against Pistorius

2014-03-26 12:49

The state has closed its case against Oscar Pistorius. But what does this mean? Criminal law expert William Booth explains.WATCH

Before Oscar Pistorius’s team begins his defence, here’s how to impress your friends at the next dinner party.

Pistorius is accused of murdering his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentines day in 2013.

On Tuesday, the State wrapped up its case and court has adjourned until Friday morning when the defence will start to call its witnesses.

Here are the 5 videos you should watch to stay in the know.

Click on the headline to watch the videos.

1. Neighbours' testimony is vital for state
The testimony of Oscar Pistorius's neighbours is vital to the State's case against him.

2. Nel's cross examination crux of case

State prosecutor Gerrie Nel's cross examination of Oscar Pistorius is vital as he was the only witness to the event. All the other witnesses are only giving circumstantial evidence. Watch.

3. What to expect when Barry Roux begins his case
Watch what evidence Oscar Pistorius's defence could bring when it begins its case on Friday.

4. Pistorius ignored gun rules

Keep your finger off the trigger until you've identified your target - that's the fundamental rule of firearms Oscar Pistorius ignored, says firearm expert Eddy Pretorius. Watch.

5. Oscar trial daily video wrap-ups

Take a look back at the State's case through 90 second videos highlighting details of each day’s events in Oscar Pistorius's murder trial in the North Gauteng High Court.

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