Pistorius Lawyers to Challenge Appeal Ruling

February 24, 2015 3:45 PM

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Oscar Pistorius' lawyers will challenge a judge's decision to allow an appeal against his negligent killing conviction by prosecutors, who want the Olympic runner convicted of murder.

Lawyer Brian Webber said Tuesday in a statement that Pistorius' defense team has applied for permission to argue against Judge Thokozile Masipa's approval of the prosecution appeal.

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