File - In this Thursday Sept. 11, 2015 photo, Oscar Pistorius reacts in the dock as Judge Thokozile Masipa delivers her verdict during his murder trial in Pretoria, South Africa. (AP Photo/Kim Ludbrook)
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Members of the ruling African National Congress Party's Women's League welcomed the new ruling, dancing and singing outside the court.Pistorius is expected to remain on parole until then, unless a court rules otherwise, officials said.Others disagreed, saying Pistorius had received a fair trial and had been allowed to testify.At the original trial last year, Judge Thokozile Masipa ruled that the state had failed to prove intent or "dolus eventualis," a legal concept that centers on a person being held responsible for the foreseeable consequences of their actions.Judge Leach said Judge Masipa had erred in the application of the concept, however.Some legal experts were worried that the verdict by Judge Masipa could have set a bad legal precedent in a country with one of the highest crime rates in the world.Barry Steenkamp, Reeva's father, welcomed the new verdict.
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