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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)

Hearing Set For Kennedy Cousin Michael Skakel’s Possible Release

Arguments will be heard on whether Judge Thomas Bishop has the authority to release Skakel from prison while he awaits a new trial in the 1975 slaying of neighbor Martha Moxley.

11/05/2013

Michael Skakel.  (Photo by Beth Keiser-Pool/Getty Images)

Court Will Hear Skakel Bail Arguments On Wednesday

A Connecticut judge has scheduled a hearing for arguments on whether he has the authority to release Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel from prison while he awaits a new trial in the 1975 slaying of neighbor Martha Moxley.

11/03/2013

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