A Connecticut trial attorney has defended his decision not to have Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel testify at his 2002 murder trial, saying he has a temper.
Michael Skakel’s former attorney says he was reluctant to call experts at times during Skakel’s 2002 murder trial because he worried about a perception that as a rich man he could “just buy experts.”
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel is trying to get his 2002 murder conviction overturned by arguing that his trial attorney failed to competently defend him against weak evidence, reigniting a long […]
A judge has thrown out two claims in Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel’s latest appeal of his 2002 murder conviction that argues his trial attorney did a poor job, but allowed the rest of the appeal to head to trial.
Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel has lost his bid for a reduction in his prison sentence of 20 years to life for a 1975 killing.