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.
Toxicology Expert: Kerry Kennedy May Not Have Recognized Ambien's EffectsThe prosecution in Kerry Kennedy's drugged-driving trial wrapped up its case Tuesday by calling a toxicologist to the stand. But the witness may have turned out to be more helpful to the defense.
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.
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.
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.
Kennedy Cousin Michael Skakel Denied Parole In 1975 Killing Of Martha MoxleyA Connecticut parole board rejected Skakel's request following a two-hour hearing Wednesday in which he proclaimed he is innocent.
Kennedy Cousin Michael Skakel To Face Parole Board For First TimeMoxley's mother and relatives will reportedly be at the parole hearing in Suffield to fight against Skakel's release.
Ethel Kennedy Approves Of Taylor Swift Dating Conor KennedyDuring a TV press event this week, Ethel Kennedy spoke her approval of Taylor Swift, who appears to be dating--or at least getting cozy with--her grandson, Conor Kennedy.
Michael Skakel Seeking Reduction Of Sentence In 1975 KillingSkakel was convicted in 2002 of beating 15-year-old Martha Moxley to death with a golf club in wealthy Greenwich.