News 13.6.2016 12:19 pm

Pistorius is severely depressed, psychiatrist warns

Court hears medical evidence on convicted athlete’s condition.

Oscar Pistorius was severely depressed, anxious and paranoid - and  he urgently needed to be hospitalised, a psychologist has told the High Court in Pretoria.

Pistorius is severely depressed, psychiatrist warns
Pistorius is severely depressed, psychiatrist warns

Pistorius is severely depressed, psychiatrist warns

Court hears medical evidence on convicted athlete’s condition.

NPA to argue for Pistorius’ 15-year minimum sentence
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NPA to argue for Pistorius’ 15-year minimum sentence

Pistorius will continue to live at his uncle’s home in Waterkloof.
Oscar’s plan for the Constitutional Court
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Oscar’s plan for the Constitutional Court

Oscar Pistorius will rely on a technical argument to try and overturn his murder conviction.
Oscar back under house arrest
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Oscar back under house arrest

Court told Oscar Pistorius could only afford R10 000 bail.
Oscar intends to go to Concourt
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Oscar intends to go to Concourt

Pistorius would be released on R10 000 bail, but under very strict conditions.
Ten-day deadline for Pistorius’ lawyers
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Ten-day deadline for Pistorius’ lawyers

Lawyers for Oscar Pistorius have exactly 10 days to file heads of argument in his appeal.
Oscar Pistorius parole review set for September – family
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Oscar Pistorius parole review set for September – family

The review board that will decide on the release of Oscar Pistorius is to meet on September 18, his family said Thursday, after the Paralympian’s parole was delayed last week.
Focus on Reeva and her legacy – Steenkamp family
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Focus on Reeva and her legacy – Steenkamp family

The parents of Reeva Steenkamp, the young woman whom paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius shot dead in his home two years ago, said on Monday they were still coming to terms with her death.
Oscar may dodge bullet
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Oscar may dodge bullet

It could have a devastating effect on Oscar Pistorius and destroy his rehabilitation if he was released under house arrest and then sent back to jail, a senior advocate has said.
Inmates allegedly assaulted after Oscar video
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Inmates allegedly assaulted after Oscar video

Department of Correctional Services’ officers reportedly assaulted inmates at Kgosi Mampuru II Prison in Pretoria and confiscated their cellphones and sim-cards. This happened after they allegedly filmed paralympian Oscar Pistorius and Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir playing football.
NPA welcomes Oscar ruling
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NPA welcomes Oscar ruling

The NPA said on Friday it was happy the court had refused to entertain Oscar Pistorius’s challenge of the State’s appeal against his culpable homicide conviction.
Court rules appeal against Pistorius
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Court rules appeal against Pistorius

A South Africa court dismissed Friday an attempt by Oscar Pistorius’s lawyers to stop an appeal that could see the fallen Paralympian hero spend significantly more time behind bars for killing his model girlfriend.
Judge Masipa dismisses Pistorius’ appeal application
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Judge Masipa dismisses Pistorius’ appeal application

Judge Thokozile Masipa, on Friday in the South Gauteng High Court, dismissed jailed paralympian Oscar Pistorius’ application for leave to appeal against her judgment in which she granted the state leave to appeal on the murder acquittal.
Nel shoots down Pistorius’ bid to appeal
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Nel shoots down Pistorius’ bid to appeal

Gerrie Nel, for the state has shot down jailed paralympian Oscar Pistorius’ bid for leave to appeal on the state’s leave to appeal on the murder acquittal.
Pistorius’ lawyer to argue state’s contentions
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Pistorius’ lawyer to argue state’s contentions

Barry Roux SC for jailed paralympian Oscar Pistorius on Friday told the South Gauteng High Court that they have not brought an application to appeal the state’s appeal.
Oscar Pistorius to contest appeal
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Oscar Pistorius to contest appeal

Lawyers for paralympian Oscar Pistorius will on Friday appeal the court decision allowing the State to appeal his culpable homicide conviction.
Pistorius in bid to stop state’s appeal
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Pistorius in bid to stop state’s appeal

Jailed Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, will tomorrow apply through his lawyers for leave to appeal.
No special treatment for Oscar, Radovan: DCS (video)
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No special treatment for Oscar, Radovan: DCS (video)

Prisoners Oscar Pistorius and Radovan Krejcir are not receiving “royal treatment” in prison, correctional services (DCS) said on Wednesday.
If Oscar didn’t have a gun
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If Oscar didn’t have a gun

If Oscar Pistorius did not possess guns, Reeva Steenkamp would still be alive, her mother June has pointed out.
Pistorius to stop murder charge acquittal appeal
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Pistorius to stop murder charge acquittal appeal

Jailed Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has initiated a legal bid through his lawyers to stop prosecutors from appealing his acquittal on a murder charge relating to the fatal shooting of his model girlfriend Reeva SteenKamp.
NPA recieves Oscar appeal notice
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NPA recieves Oscar appeal notice

The NPA has received notice that Oscar Pistorius’s lawyers will contest the court decision allowing the State to appeal his culpable homicide conviction.
Pistorius legal team initiate bid to stop appeal
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Pistorius legal team initiate bid to stop appeal

Jailed Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has initiated a legal bid through his lawyers to stop prosecutors from appealing his acquittal on a murder charge relating to the fatal shooting of his model girlfriend Reeva SteenKamp.
‘No grudges over Oscar’s privileges’
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‘No grudges over Oscar’s privileges’

In the wake of Oscar Pistorius’ upgrade from B to A category status in prison, presumably for good behaviour, Reeva Steenkamp’s uncle harbours no animosity about the decision.
NPA gives review notice on Oscar case
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NPA gives review notice on Oscar case

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has given notice of its intention to appeal paralympian Oscar Pistorius’ culpable homicide conviction for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, it said on Thursday.
Pistorius family company implicated in price-fixing
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Pistorius family company implicated in price-fixing

A company owned by the family of Oscar Pistorius has been hit by allegations of price-fixing.
The man behind Oscar’s door
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The man behind Oscar’s door

It may be one of the most infamous doors of all time.

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