The Trial Of Pistorius’ Murder Of Steenkamp

Oscar Pistorius known for being South African runner, who doesn’t allow his disability to prevent him from competing at a superior level. The 2012 Paralympic Games of the Summer Olympics, where Pistorius once again showed that a disability doesn’t need to keep you from what you love. Pistorius shot his girlfriend by mistake in the early morning of Thursday, February 14, 2013. She was killed at Pistorius’ home in Pretoria. Confessing to shooting Steenkamp, mistaking her as an intruder. He was arrested and immediately charged with murder of Steenkamp on February 15, 2013 in a Pretoria court.

Pistorius unlawfully shot the person behind the bathroom door. He shot four times knowing that whoever was on the other side of the door would be killed. He used excessive force hastily and negligently. September 12, 2014 he was not charged as a murderer but of culpable homicide.

Time magazine published a story titled Pistorius and South Africa’s culture of violence” in the March 11, 2013 issue. Vanity Fair published the story concerning the incident titled The Shooting Star and The Model released the in the June 2013 Crime section of their issue. The Guardian published on March 4, 2014, an article by novelist Margie Orford, Oscar Pistorius trial: Which told about a fictitious black man in the middle of the defence, which painfully describe details of the power, sex and violence corruption.

Brenda Wardle followed this case closely. She is a world known legal analyst in South Africa and abroad for several cases. She is the Chief Operations Officer at the Wardle College of Law (Pty) Ltd. Wardle has three law degrees, but her writing is not just law journals and newspapers. Written twelve manuals on Contract Management Framework for South African public sector procurement, a short story entitled, Odyssey of A Woman and soon to be released To Kill a Fragile Rose, describing the prominent case of Oscar Leonard Carl Pistorius.

With her uncharacteristic knack for the law, she has had analyses on several cases, which included the Pistorius case.

Wardle not only is a top lawyer and writer she is a mother of four and is proud of her three grandchildren.

Brenda Wardle on the Pistorius Trial