World | Agence France-Presse | Friday August 8, 2014
Oscar Pistorius's defence lawyer said on Friday the 'cold facts' did not prove the star sprinter had intended to kill his model girlfriend, as he launched a final bid to save the "Blade Runner" from life in prison.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Friday August 8, 2014
In his closing argument, fiery defence lawyer Barry Roux sought to pick apart the prosecution's case that his famous client had deliberately murdered 29-year-old Reeva Steenkamp after an argument in the early hours of Valentine's Day 2013.
World | Associated Press | Sunday May 4, 2014
Oscar Pistorius' murder trial enters a critical phase on Monday as his defense team attempts to recover from a faltering start and reinforce the disabled athlete's claim that he fatally shot girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp by mistake because he was overwh...
World | Agence-France Presse | Friday April 11, 2014
In a pummelling cross-examination the prosecution called Oscar Pistorius's account of killing his girlfriend "impossible" and "a lie" on Thursday, highlighting apparent inconsistencies in key parts of his testimony.
Agence France-Presse | Thursday March 27, 2014
Barry Roux has been mobbed outside the court, begged for his autograph, and had his stock phrase in cross-examination, "I put it to you", adopted into popular culture.
Associated Press | Tuesday March 18, 2014
Lawyer Barry Roux has challenged previous police witnesses, seeking to uncover contradictions and reported mishaps to support his argument that officers bungled the investigation, an allegation made by Oscar Pistorius at the start of the trial whe...
World | Associated Press | Saturday February 23, 2013
The father of Oscar Pistorius's slain girlfriend has told a South African newspaper that the athlete will have to "live with his conscience" if he is lying about how he killed her.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday February 22, 2013
South African legal eagle Barry Roux who is defending Oscar Pistorius in his murder charge has emerged as the star of the world headline grabbing case.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday February 20, 2013
The detective leading the police investigation into Oscar Pistorius' fatal shooting of his girlfriend offered confusing testimony Wednesday, at one point agreeing with the athlete's defense that officers had no evidence challenging the runner's claim...