Prosecutors File Appeal To Reverse Kennedy Cousin Michael Skakel's ReleaseProsecutors 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.
Kennedy Cousin Skakel Granted Travel PrivilegesKennedy cousin Michael Skakel, who was released on bail last month while prosecutors appeal a ruling granting him a new trial in the 1975 slaying of neighbor Martha Moxley, has been granted permission to travel.
Kennedy Cousin Michael Skakel Freed On Bail As He Awaits New Murder TrialAs 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.
Michael Skakel To Head Back To Court To Argue For Release From Prison Skakel hopes to be release on $500,000 bond while he awaits a new trial in the 1975 murder of Martha Moxley.
Judge Grants Michael Skakel Possibility Of Getting Out On BailMichael 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.
Hearing Set For Kennedy Cousin Michael Skakel's Possible ReleaseArguments 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.
Court Will Hear Skakel Bail Arguments On WednesdayA 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.
Prosecutors Object To Bond For Kennedy Cousin Michael SkakelProsecutors objected Wednesday to the release of Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel from prison, while he awaits a new trial in the 1975 slaying of neighbor Martha Moxley.
Michael Skakel, Kennedy Cousin, To Seek Release On BondWith 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.
Kennedy Cousin Michael Skakel Granted New Trial For 1975 Greenwich MurderThe ruling by Judge Thomas Bishop marked a dramatic reversal after years of unsuccessful appeals by Michael Skakel, the 52-year-old nephew of Robert F. Kennedy's widow, Ethel Kennedy. Skakel is serving 20 years to life.
Appeal Trial Under Way For Kennedy Cousin Michael SkakelMichael 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.
Lawyer For Kennedy Cousin Michael Skakel Working To Get Conviction TossedSkakel, 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.