n Without Prejudice - The Oscar Pistorius trial - some of the issues explained : the law

Volume 15, Issue 11
  • ISSN : 1681-178X



In the first part of this series of articles on the Oscar Pistorius trial, I discussed the basic principles of fault, in the form of intention, as one of the elements to be satisfied in order to secure a conviction of murder. A discussion will be incomplete if I do not mention and explain some of the other relevant issues that must be taken into account when deciding a criminal case like the matter under discussion. This article deals with exactly that.

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