UPDATE on July 6 at 7:50 am: Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to six years in prison for the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. Murder carries a minimum of 15 years in prison unless the judge finds reason to mitigate. (He had received a five year sentence for the lower culpable homicide conviction.) UPDATE at 11:50 am ET: The court just released its rulings on a number of motions in the case of Lt. Brian Rice. Following is a copy of what was released: Defendant’s Motion to dismiss for failure to charge a crime (Reckless Endangerment count 5) (Defense filed on 9-11-15 and state responded on 9-28-15 with a reply by the defendant on 10-13-15; defense filed a supplemental on 6-13-16 and the state replied on 6-27-16) Motion denied. Defendant’s Motion to dismiss for failure to charge a crime. (Assault…

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