Judge Thokozile Masipa has ruled that prosecutors can appeal against the acquittal on murder charges of Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius. The South African judge said that she was allowing the state's appeal to clarify the application...Show More Summary
The judge in the Oscar Pistorius trial has ruled the state can appeal her judgment of culpable homicide and dismissal of the murder charge against Pistorius. She ruled that she can't say it's a remote possibility that the appeals court might... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Good afternoon: Judge Thokozile Masipa ruled today that the prosecution can appeal her decision finding Oscar Pistorius not guilty of murder. The Guardian reports, Judge Thokozile Masipa said she was satisfied that prosecutor Gerrie Nel had raised “questions of law” that another court could interpret differently when considering the Paralympian’s intentions in shooting dead his [...]
Judge Thokozile Masipa has delayed her ruling until Wednesday on whether the prosecutors can appeal against what they call the "shockingly light" sentence passed on Oscar Pistorius. The Olympian was charged with murder for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year.
Oscar Pistorius may yet face a murder conviction after South African prosecutors Wednesday were given permission by the trial judge to appeal her acquittal of the Olympic athlete on the charge.
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South African prosecutors can appeal double-amputee Olympian Oscar Pistorius' acquittal on murder charges for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, a judge ruled Wednesday. Judge Thokozile Masipa announced the ruling in a Pretoria court,...Show More Summary
Prosecutors who say that Oscar Pistorius' five-year sentence is "shockingly light" are getting a chance to appeal his conviction
Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius isn't out of the woods. On Wednesday, Judge Thokozile Masipa ruled that prosecutors in Pretoria can appeal his relatively light culpable homicide (manslaughter) conviction to the Supreme Court of Appeal. Show More Summary
South African prosecutors can appeal Oscar Pistorius' acquittal on murder charges for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, a judge ruled today. Judge Thokozile Masipa announced the ruling in a Pretoria court, saying she was satisfied that chief prosecutor Gerrie Nel had raised "questions of law" that should be reviewed by the...
A South African judge has ruled that prosecutors can appeal the acquittal on murder charges of Oscar Pistorius.
Prosecutor pushing for appeal of judge's ruling that double-amputee track star committed manslaughter, not murder
South African prosecutor, Gerrie Nel, told High Court Judge Thokozile Masipa Tuesday that the sentence she imposed was a “shockingly inappropriate” penalty on double amputee Olympic athlete, Oscar Pistorius, for the negligent killing of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp in 2013.
A South African prosecutor on Tuesday argued in court for an appeal in the case against Oscar Pistorius, who was acquitted of murder for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Prosecutor Gerrie Nel outlined his objections to the verdict...Show More Summary
South African Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius is currently serving jail time at the Kgosi Mampuru Correctional Centre in Pretoria, following the sentence handed down by the South African court for a culpable homicide conviction.
In a recent interview with South African weekly publication You, Oscar Pistorius' older brother Carl provided a detailed picture of his brother's life behind bars at Kgosi Mampuru prison. According to Carl, the paralympian, who is serving five years for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, is not getting any special treatment behind bars.
The mother of Reeva Steenkamp, the model who was shot dead by her boyfriend, paralympian Oscar Pistorius, is speaking out about the nature of her late daughter's relationship with Pistorius before she was killed.
For an athletic like Oscar Pistorius, training is everything. So while he serves his five-year-sentence for manslaughter in the killing of his girlfriend, the Bladerunner is trying to keep in shape in prison. With the help of a mobster. Click here to read the story.
Disgraced Olympian Oscar Pistorius hasn’t let prison slow him down. The double-amputee track and field star known as “Blade Runner” has been training with a notorious underworld figure inside a South African prison.
It doesn’t look like convicted killer Oscar Pistorius will be eligible for early release from prison, and it looks like the cause is Pistorius’ prosthetic legs. A new report, though, claims that Pistorius could be eligible for parole in as little as 10 months. Show More Summary