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Michael Skakel

Michael Skakel (credit: CBS 2)

Kennedy Cousin Skakel Granted Travel Privileges

Kennedy 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.

12/18/2013

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. (credit: CBS 2)

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.

11/14/2013

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)

Prosecutors Object To Bond For Kennedy Cousin Michael Skakel

Prosecutors 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.

10/30/2013

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)

Kennedy Cousin Michael Skakel Granted New Trial For 1975 Greenwich Murder

The 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.

10/23/2013

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

FILE - Michael Skakel is escorted out of Norwalk Superior Court after being sentenced to 20 years to life in prison for the 1975 murder of his neighbor Martha Moxley August 29, 2002 in Norwalk, Connecticut. (Photo by Pool/Getty Images)

Kennedy Cousin Michael Skakel Denied Parole In 1975 Killing Of Martha Moxley

A Connecticut parole board rejected Skakel’s request following a two-hour hearing Wednesday in which he proclaimed he is innocent.

10/24/2012

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

Michael Skakel Seeking Reduction Of Sentence In 1975 Killing

Skakel was convicted in 2002 of beating 15-year-old Martha Moxley to death with a golf club in wealthy Greenwich.

01/24/2012