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  • Thokozile Masipa: Oscar Pistorius's Judge and Jury

    Thokozile Masipa: Oscar Pistorius's Judge and Jury

    Judge Thokozile Masipa?came to the world's most high profile murder trial involving?Oscar Pistorius, having held the gavel for just 16 years -- making her a relative novice in legal terms.

  • Oscar Pistorius: From Olympic Fame to Jail

    Oscar Pistorius: From Olympic Fame to Jail

    South African police arrested?Oscar Pistorius, a Paralympic and Olympic sprinter nicknamed the "Blade Runner", for the killing of Reeva Steenkamp, shot four times with one of his guns at his Pretoria house. On October 21, Judge Thokozile Masipa sente...

  • Oscar Pistorius' Siblings Speak Out on Eve of Sentencing

    Oscar Pistorius' Siblings Speak Out on Eve of Sentencing

    The Paralympian could be jailed for 10 years or ordered to serve house arrest Tuesday when High Court Judge Thokozile Masipa hands down her sentence.

  • D-day Looms for Oscar Pistorius Over Killing of Lover

    D-day Looms for Oscar Pistorius Over Killing of Lover

    In her decision, South African judge Thokozile Masipa has to balance the threat Paralympic gold medallist Oscar Pistorius poses to society against his likelihood of rehabilitation and eventual re-introduction to public life.

  • Oscar Pistorius Sentence Set for Tuesday

    Oscar Pistorius Sentence Set for Tuesday

    South African Judge Thokozile Masipa adjourned Oscar Pistorius's sentencing hearing on Friday and scheduled the handing down of his sentence for Tuesday on 21 October.

  • Oscar Pistorius Should Get 10 Years in Jail, Demands Prosecution

    Oscar Pistorius Should Get 10 Years in Jail, Demands Prosecution

    After hearing final arguments from both the defence and prosecution, Judge Thokozile Masipa scheduled sentencing for next Tuesday.

  • Psychologist Says Oscar Pistorius is a 'Broken Man'

    Psychologist Says Oscar Pistorius is a 'Broken Man'

    A sentence for culpable homicide can range from a suspended sentence and a fine to as many as 15 years in prison. Judge Thokozile Masipa in September found Oscar Pistorius not guilty of both premeditated murder and murder in his killing of Reeva Stee...

  • Oscar Pistorius Back in Court for Pre-Sentencing Arguments

    Oscar Pistorius Back in Court for Pre-Sentencing Arguments

    Oscar Pistorius last month escaped a murder conviction in a verdict that shocked the country and fuelled criticism of South Africa's legal system. The process is expected to last up to four days, with Judge Thokozile Masipa then likely adjourning cou...

  • Judge in Oscar Pistorius Trial Faces Criticism

    Judge in Oscar Pistorius Trial Faces Criticism

    Some South Africans said they were surprised and even shocked when Judge Thokozile Masipa ruled last week that Paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius was negligent but did not intend to kill when he fatally shot girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp through a clos...

  • Oscar Pistorius, Guilty of Culpable Homicide, to be Sentenced on October 13

    Oscar Pistorius, Guilty of Culpable Homicide, to be Sentenced on October 13

    South African Judge Thokozile Masipa on Friday extended Oscar Pistorius's bail and set a date of October 13 for sentencing on a charge of culpable homicide.

  • Oscar Pistorius Found Guilty of Culpable Homicide

    Oscar Pistorius Found Guilty of Culpable Homicide

    Celebrity athlete Oscar Pistorius was found guilty on Friday of culpable homicide in shooting dead his glamorous girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, a conviction that could result in a lengthy jail term.

  • Oscar Pistorius Trial: Murder Ruled Out, Athlete Faces Homicide Verdict

    Oscar Pistorius Trial: Murder Ruled Out, Athlete Faces Homicide Verdict

    In a globally-broadcast live television verdict, Judge Thokozile Masipa on Thursday found the double amputee "Blade Runner" not guilty of deliberately killing 29-year-old Reeva Steenkamp.

  • Oscar Pistorius Defense Enters Critical Phase at Trial

    Oscar Pistorius Defense Enters Critical Phase at Trial

    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...

  • Oscar Pistorius breaks down on stand in murder trial

    Oscar Pistorius breaks down on stand in murder trial

    The chief prosecutor in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius on Monday accused him of tailoring his version of how he killed his girlfriend to fit evidence at the scene, exhaustively alleged inconsistencies in the athlete's account of the fatal shooti...

  • Prosecutor calls Oscar Pistorius's version 'impossible'

    Prosecutor calls Oscar Pistorius's version 'impossible'

    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.

  • Exhausted Oscar Pistorius leaves court after giving evidence as judge grants adjournment

    Exhausted Oscar Pistorius leaves court after giving evidence as judge grants adjournment

    Judge Thokozile Masipa granted the defence an adjournment until Tuesday saying blade runner Oscar Pistorius, who is accused of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year, not only looks exhausted but also sounds tired.

  • Oscar Pistorius to take stand as murder trial resumes

    Oscar Pistorius to take stand as murder trial resumes

    Star Paralympian Oscar Pistorius is expected to take the stand for the first time when his murder trial resumes on Monday under the glare of the world's media.

  • Oscar Pistorius murder trial opens under media spotlight

    Oscar Pistorius murder trial opens under media spotlight

    Olympian sprinter Oscar Pistorius goes on trial on Monday, accused of murdering his glamorous girlfriend on Valentine's Day 2013 and facing a life sentence if convicted.

  • Oscar Pistorius trial to begin amid blaze of publicity

    Oscar Pistorius trial to begin amid blaze of publicity

    Star Olympian Oscar Pistorius faces a possible life sentence when he goes on trial on Monday accused of murdering his girlfriend in a Valentine's Day shooting that shocked the world.

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