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Michael Skakel in court. (credit: CBS 2)

Prosecutors File Appeal To Reverse Kennedy Cousin Michael Skakel’s Release

Prosecutors filed an appeal Friday seeking to reinstate Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel’s conviction on a charge of fatally bludgeoning neighbor Martha Moxley with a golf club in 1975, when they were both 15.

08/08/2014

Michael Skakel free on bail (Twitter/Lou Young)

Kennedy Cousin Michael Skakel Freed On Bail As He Awaits New Murder Trial

As conditions of the bail, the judge ordered that Skakel live in Connecticut and wear a GPS tracking device. His lawyer has not said where he’ll live.

11/21/2013

Michael Skakel in court for bail hearing Nov. 6, 2013 (CBS 2)

Judge Grants Michael Skakel Possibility Of Getting Out On Bail

Michael Skakel will remain in jail, but has been granted the possibility of getting out on bail while he awaits a second trial in the 1975 murder of neighbor Martha Moxley, CBS 2’s Lou Young reported.

11/06/2013

Michael Skakel (file / credit: Beth Keiser-Pool/Getty Images)

Michael Skakel, Kennedy Cousin, To Seek Release On Bond

With a new trial ordered for Michael Skakel, a defense lawyer for the Kennedy cousin serving time in the 1975 slaying of a neighbor said he will seek his release from prison on bond.

10/24/2013

Michael Skakel (file / credit: Beth Keiser-Pool/Getty Images)

Appeal Trial Under Way For Kennedy Cousin Michael Skakel

Michael Skakel argues that during the 2002 trial, attorney Michael Sherman failed to challenge the state’s star witness and obtain evidence pointing to other suspects, did a poor job with jury selection and closing arguments and didn’t hire enough investigators and expert consultants.

04/16/2013

Michael Skakel (file / credit: Beth Keiser-Pool/Getty Images)

Lawyer For Kennedy Cousin Michael Skakel Working To Get Conviction Tossed

Skakel, who has lost a series of appeals over the years and a bid for parole last year, is hoping to get out of prison through a writ of habeas corpus arguing he was deprived of his constitutional right to effective legal representation when Michael Sherman was his attorney.

04/14/2013