Oscar Pistorius Shooting

Judge vs Jury? You Decide, an Oscar Pistorius Debrief.

Rae Duke | Posted 13.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rae Duke

To me, it seems the major distinction in the judge Vs jury debate is this: Judges have to answer to people, their profession and the media. Those on jury service have only to answer to their own consciences. Which is better? I have no idea. But it seemed like a fitting time to ask the question.

Pistorius Denies Finger Was On The Trigger In Restaurant Shooting

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.04.2014 | UK

The prosecutor at the Oscar Pistorius murder trial tore into the Paralympian on Thursday morning, after the runner denied his finger was "on the trigg...

Pistorius 'Bowled Over' By Steenkamp And Hoped To Move In Together

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK

Oscar Pistorius has spoken of his love for his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, before the Valentine's Day shooting in 2013. The Paralympic athlete deni...

Bullet-Ridden Door From Pistorius' Home Is Wheeled Into Court

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK

Oscar Pistorius was not wearing his prosthetic legs when he broke down a door to reach his dying girlfriend after he shot her in the bathroom, a foren...

Steenkamp 'Ate Hours Before Death', Pistorius Trial Hears

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK

Reeva Steenkamp, the girlfriend killed by Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, ate only a couple of hours before her death, contradicting the athlete's claims...

These Pictures Show The Most Dramatic Moment Of The Oscar Pistorius Trial Yet

Posted 10.03.2014 | UK

The Oscar Pistorius trial took a dramatic twist after the accused sprinter vomited. It happened during a pathologist's testimony about the injuries...

Oscar Pistorius Vomits In Dock Amid Graphic Testimony

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK

Oscar Pistorius vomited into the dock during a pathologist's graphic testimony about the injuries inflicted on his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, after h...

Oscar Pistorius Breaks Down In Court

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK

Oscar Pistorius broke down in tears today as his defence lawyer argued that Reeva Steenkamp was so badly brain damaged by the gunshot to her head she ...

Pistorius Trial Halted After Face Of Witness Accidentally Shown

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK

The trial of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, accused of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, was halted on Tuesday morning because of concerns an an...

Oscar Pistorius Pleads Not Guilty To Murdering Girlfriend

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK

Oscar Pistorius has pleaded not guilty to the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp as his trial began in Pretoria, South Africa. The 27-year-old do...

'Dead Women Are Not Entertainment'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 02.03.2014 | UK

Paddy Power has defended a controversial advert promoting bets on the Oscar Pistorius trial, with the Paralympic athlete accused of killing his girlfr...

Oscar Pistorius To Appear In Court

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 19.08.2013 | UK

UPDATE: Oscar Pistorius Arrives In Court (PICTURES) Oscar Pistorius will be formally charged with the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, when he...

WATCH: First Footage Of Blade Runner Pistorius In Training Since Steenkamp's Death

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.06.2013 | UK Sport

Oscar Pistorius' family have released the first footage of the Olympian in training since girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp was shot dead on Valentine's Day....

Pistorius Won't Compete Again In 2013

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 20.05.2013 | UK Sport

Oscar Pistorius will not compete again this year as he awaits trial for murder, despite receiving a number of meeting invitations, his agent has confi...

Pistorius Pictured On Running Track For First Time Since Reeva Steenkamp's Death

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.04.2013 | UK Sport

Oscar Pistorius was pictured on the running track for the first time since the death of Reeva Steenkamp, as he deals with his grief. Pistorius, who...

Judge Returns Oscar Pistorius's Passport So Olympian Can Travel Abroad

Huffington Post UK/ PA | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.03.2013 | UK

Olympian Oscar Pistorius has had his passports returned to him and can leave the country following an amendment to his bail conditions. The double...

Caroline Frost

TV REVIEW: Oscar Pistorius - What really Happened?

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 11.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Of all the cutting edge award-winning investigative channels, it fell to BBC3 to uncover the 'truth' of the tragedy in the house of Oscar Pistorius. A...

Oscar Pistorius 'On Verge Of Suicide'

PA | Posted 11.03.2013 | UK

Oscar Pistorius is "on the verge of suicide" as he is forced to sell off his belongings to fight a charge of premeditated murder, a friend of the Para...

Pistorius Family 'Deeply Concerned' By Father's Comments

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.03.2013 | UK Sport

Oscar Pistorius' family have distanced themselves from controversial comments made by the Olympian's father about gun violence in South Africa. Pis...

Reeva Steenkamp Was Not Pregnant When Oscar Pistorius Killed Her, Model's Family Insists

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.02.2013 | UK

The family of Reeva Steenkamp have categorically denied the model was pregnant when she was shot dead by her lover Oscar Pistorius. Steenkamp was ...

PICTURED: Reeva Steenkamp Driving Into Oscar Pistorius's Home The Day Before Her Death

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 26.02.2013 | UK

CCTV images of a smiling Reeva Steenkamp driving into the gated estate of Oscar Pistorius's home have emerged. Believed to be the last images take...

Pistorius Tweet 'Faked' Family Says

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.02.2013 | UK

A message purporting to be from Blade Runner Oscar Pistorius to his fans thanking them for their support was a fake, the Olympian's family said. Th...

Oscar Pistorius 'Must Live With Conscience' If Lying, Says Reeva Steenkamp's Father Barry

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.02.2013 | UK

The father of Oscar Pistorius's girlfriend has warned the athlete will have to "live with his conscience" if he is lying about how he killed her. B...

Pistorius Granted Bail

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 22.02.2013 | UK Sport

Oscar Pistorius has been granted bail by Magistrate Desmond Nair after a marathon hearing in Pretoria Magistrates' Court ahead of the full trial for t...

The Oscar Pistorius Trial: Psychologists Predict How a Jury Would Decide

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 23.04.2013 | UK Sport
Dr Raj Persaud

A celebrity's public persona and their body of work remains most prominent in the jury's psyche. The jury then makes a decision based on their judgement of character from previous flattering portrayals in the media.