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Oscar Pistorius Trial Nearing Conclusion: What Happens Next?

The Oscar Pistorius murder trial has been packed with drama and shocking revelations from the very beginning. With the final witness called to testify for the defense, it’s expected that the trial is not far away from its highly anticipated …

Oscar Pistorius Had No Mental Disorder When He Shot Steenkamp Oscar Pistorius Had No Mental Disorder When He Shot Steenkamp

A heavy blow was dealt to the defense in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial. According to the findings of a panel made up of one psychologist and three psychiatrists, the 27-year-old athlete likely wasn’t suffering from a mental disorder when …

Oscar Pistorius: Could Psych Exam Clear Him Of Murder? Oscar Pistorius: Could Psych Exam Clear Him Of Murder?

A month has passed since Judge Thokozile Masipa ordered defendant Oscar Pistorius to undergo a mental health evaluation. The findings are expected to have a major impact on the outcome of the Reeva Steenkamp murder trial. The 27-year-old is on …

Reeva Steenkamp Trial:  Pistorius Begged Neighbors For Help Reeva Steenkamp Trial: Pistorius Begged Neighbors For Help

The Reeva Steenkamp murder trial resumed on Monday following a two week recess. A lengthy testimony by defendant Oscar Pistorius preceded the break. His turn on the stand was perceived by some onlookers as utterly disastrous for the defense. The …

Oscar Pistorius Testimony Deemed A Fatal Error

Even though millions were anticipating the testimony of Oscar Pistorius, the 27-year-old was in truth not obligated to take the stand. He could have simply sat and allowed his defense team to do their best to clear him of the …

Oscar Pistorius Trial: Cross-Examiniation Ends Oscar Pistorius Trial: Cross-Examiniation Ends

After five grueling days, the cross-examination of suspect Oscar Pistorius came to an end on Tuesday. Gerrie Nel, the chief prosecutor in the high profile case, said that he had no further questions for the 27-year-old former Olympian. Nel seems …

Oscar Pistorius: Changing His Story To Avoid Jail?

Oscar Pistorius has been extremely emotional throughout his high profile murder trial. At one point the 27-year-old athlete vomited during expert testimony. Now himself on the stand, Pistorius is trying to convey his version of what occurred on February 14th, …

Oscar Pistorius Testifies: Claims He Can’t Sleep Oscar Pistorius Testifies: Claims He Can’t Sleep

Many an onlooker has wondered how Oscar Pistorius, accused of murdering girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, can sleep at night knowing what he did. The answer from the mouth of Pistorius is that he can’t, not soundly anyway. The 27-year-old is now …

Oscar Pistorius: Witness Heard Shots And Screams

Yet another witness has come forward in the Oscar Pistorius case to declare that she distinctly remembers gunfire and a woman’s screams. Anette Stipp, a neighbor of Pistorius, testified that on the morning of Reeva Steenkamp’s murder she heard a …

Oscar Pistorius: Textbook Paranoid Gun Owner? Oscar Pistorius: Textbook Paranoid Gun Owner?

The case against Oscar Pistorius continued today as his defense attorney tried his best to throw doubt on the professionalism of law enforcement and validity of the evidence against his client. Barry Roux’s cross-examination of police photographer Barend Van Staden …

Oscar Pistorius: Media, Internet Influencing Trial? Oscar Pistorius: Media, Internet Influencing Trial?

The case against Oscar Pistorius is thought to be the most covered trial in recent history. It has been compared many times to the spectacle of the OJ Simpson trial of the 1990s. Given the emerging role of the internet …

Oscar Pistorius: Why Didn’t He Wake Girlfriend? Oscar Pistorius: Why Didn’t He Wake Girlfriend?

Before the trial even began, everyone knew Oscar Pistorius’s side of the story: He was a man in fear of his life. The athlete known as “Blade Runner” could not get way from the paranoid belief that his life was …