Pistorius’s affidavit, Nair said, was deeply dubious in many ways. But it was also more detailed than what many defendants present at that stage. In offering it up, Pistorius had indicated that he had a story he wanted to tell, rather than that he wanted to run. And for the moment, that’s what he needed to do.
Amy Davidson on the latest in the Pistorius case: http://nyr.kr/XQtY4Z