Linda Robertson
Linda Robertson has been a reporter at The Herald since 1983. She writes sports features and columns and has covered both the Winter and Summer Olympics beat.

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Linda Robertson: In South Africa courtroom, Oscar Pistorius treated like anyone else

Oscar Pistorius listens to evidence in the Pretoria High Court on April 15, 2014, in Pretoria, South Africa. Oscar Pistorius stands accused of the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on February 14, 2013. This is Pistorius' official trial, the result of which will determine the paralympian athlete's fate.

Oscar Pistorius’ best defense in his murder trial has been to portray himself as vulnerable. Yet his career as courageous track star exemplified the opposite