VERNON, Conn. (AP) _ The attorney who represented Michael Skakel during his Connecticut murder trial in 2002 took the stand Friday and defended the work he did for the Kennedy cousin, while also saying he […]
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.