SABC News - Oscar Pistorius


State opposes Pistorius’s appeal bid

Monday 25 January 2016 17:03

The State has filed an affidavit to oppose Oscar Pistorius's bid to appeal his conviction of murder with the Constitutional Court.


Pistorius calls Supreme Court ruling “wrong and unfair”

Tuesday 12 January 2016 12:33

Oscar Pistorius says the Supreme Court of Appeal was wrong in finding him guilty of murder.


Oscar heads to Constitutional Court

Monday 11 January 2016 20:41

Convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius has filed papers with the Constitutional Court in a bid to appeal his conviction, his legal team confirmed on Monday.


 The high court in Pretoria granted Oscar Pistorius bail of R 10 000.
Pistorius has 15 days to appeal

Wednesday 9 December 2015 11:26

Paralympian, Oscar Pistorius has 15 days to petition the Constitutional Court for leave to appeal his murder conviction handed down by the Supreme Court of Appeal.


Yvonne Mokgoro was awarded the Order of Baobab by President Jacob Zuma in Pretoria.
Mokgoro gives thumbs up to broadcasting of high profile trials

Wednesday 9 December 2015 06:28

Former Constitutional Court Judge Yvonne Mokgoro says the live streaming of high profile court trials by electronic media has helped restore the public's trust in the country's justice system.


Oscar Pistorius debate rages on

Tuesday 8 December 2015 20:26

There's intense discussion of whether Oscar Pistorius will be granted leave to appeal his murder conviction in the Constitutional Court, and whether his appeal would then stand any chance of success.


Every person entitled to a free and fair trial: Criminal Attorney

Tuesday 8 December 2015 18:26

According to Criminal Attorneys, Emaraan Giddion of Giddion & Maharajh there are many factors that play a role in a murder case appeal.


The Supreme Court of Appeal overturned Oscar Pistorius’ culpable homicide conviction to murder last week.
Pistorius granted bail of R10 000

Tuesday 8 December 2015 10:52

Paralympian, Oscar Pistorius has been granted bail of R10 000 by the High Court in Pretoria.


Oscar Pistorius' legal representative Barry Roux.
Pistorius to appeal murder conviction

Tuesday 8 December 2015 10:10

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius's legal representative Barry Roux has told the High Court in Pretoria that his client will approach the Constitutional Court to appeal the murder conviction.


Tuesday will be the first time that Oscar Pistorius will be seen in public after he reported for his community service last month.
State will not oppose Pistorius’ bail plea

Tuesday 8 December 2015 08:25

The state is not expected to oppose bail when paralympian Oscar Pistorius appears in the High Court in Pretoria to get a date for sentencing proceedings set.


Oscar Pistorius’ judgment was changed from culpable homicide to murder last week.
Pistorius to apply for bail

Tuesday 8 December 2015 06:03

Convicted murderer, Oscar Pistorius is expected back in the High Court in Pretoria on Tuesday, with Deputy Judge President Aubrey Ledwaba presiding.


ANCWL pleased with change in Pistorius' ruling

Monday 7 December 2015 17:25

African National Congress Women's League president, Batabile Dlamini says the changing of Oscar Pistorius's culpable homicide judgment to murder, is evidence that justice can prevail.


Pistorius to appear in court on Tuesday

Monday 7 December 2015 14:54

The National Prosecution Authority (NPA) has confirmed that Oscar Pistorius will appear at the High Court in Pretoria on Tuesday.


Oscar Pistorius enters a police van after his sentencing at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria last year.
No warrant of arrest yet for Oscar

Monday 7 December 2015 06:35

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has reiterated that no warrant has been issued for Paralympian Oscar Pistorius.


NPA lawyers in discussion with Pistorius's defence team

Sunday 6 December 2015 21:26

Lawyers for the NPA have confirmed they are in discussions with Oscar Pistorius's defence team over a suitable date for their client to appear in court.


ANCWL apologises to Steenkamps for blunder

Sunday 6 December 2015 18:40

ANCWL President Bathabile Dlamini apologised to June Steenkamp in person for a faux pas when a member said (Reeva) Steenkamp must rot in jail, instead of (Oscar) Pistorius.


NPA issues warrant of arrest for Pistorius

Friday 4 December 2015 17:15

An arrest warrant will be issued for Oscar Pistorius. The National Prosecuting Authority says it plans to enforce it next week, when Pistorius is expected to apply for bail.


Waiting game begins for Pistorius

Friday 4 December 2015 10:10

Legal expert William Booth says the waiting game for Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has begun.


Steenkamp family ready to pick up pieces

Friday 4 December 2015 07:25

June Steenkamp says she and her family are ready to pick up their dismantled pieces.


The SCA has overturned Oscar Pistorius' culpable homicide charge to murder
Pistorius verdict raises the bar for SA judiciary

Friday 4 December 2015 07:04

Supreme Court of Appeal’s decision to find Oscar Pistorius guilty of murder by overturning a lower court’s verdict of culpable homicide has important implications for the country’s judicial system.


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