n Without Prejudice - Who gives the final verdict? : the law

Volume 14, Issue 7
  • ISSN : 1681-178X



In the long awaited trial of Oscar Pistorius, Judge Thokozile Masipa of the North Gauteng High Court appointed two assessors to assist her during trial. As the trial has progressed we have not heard much from them. This article will cast light on the role of the assessors, how they are appointed and how they may affect the trial.

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