Sean Middleton

Sean Middleton

Sean specialises in Commercial Law and Private Crime. He periodically returns to South Africa on Brief. His main focus is on his English practice with the recently establishment Middleton Chambers.

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Pistorius – the absence of justice

The world has watched over the past several months as Oscar Pistorius has been tried for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp. Sean Middleton reports.

Debates have ranged far and wide over Oscar’s innocence or guilt, and whether he should be found guilty of murder or culpable homicide. With the verdict now in hand we all know that it is one of culpable homicide (manslaughter). Much criticism has been levelled against both Counsel and the Bench over the course of the proceedings and there seem to be more critics than legal experts.

24 November 2014
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