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Kennedy relative Michael Skakel walks out of a Stamford, Connecticut courthouse after his murder conviction in the death of Martha Moxley was vacated last month when a judge decided he did not receive adequate representation in his 2002 trial on November 21, 2013 in Stamford, Connecticut.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Judge Orders Evidence Preserved In Skakel Case

A Connecticut judge ordered prosecutors Wednesday to preserve all evidence as Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel awaits a new trial in his murder case.

07/30/2014

Kennedy relative Michael Skakel walks out of a Stamford, Connecticut courthouse after his murder conviction in the death of Martha Moxley was vacated last month when a judge decided he did not receive adequate representation in his 2002 trial on November 21, 2013 in Stamford, Connecticut.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Skakel Spends Time At Home While Awaiting New Trial

Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel said Wednesday he’s spending as much time as he can with family as he awaits a new trial in his
murder case.

07/30/2014

(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Skakel Seeks To Suppress Evidence In Retrial

A lawyer for Michael Skakel is seeking to keep the government from using audio tapes made by the Kennedy cousin for a memoir as evidence in his upcoming murder retrial.

07/23/2014

Michael Skakel during a hearing in Rockville Superior court Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, in Vernon, Conn., to determine if he can be released while awaiting a new trial in the 1975 slaying of neighbor Martha Moxley. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham, Pool)

Stamford Court To Be Asked To Determine Skakel Bail

Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel remains behind bars. A judge in Rockville Superior Court today heard arguments on Skakel’s request for freedom while he awaits a new trial on charges in the death of his Greenwich neighbor Martha Moxley in 1975, when both were teenagers.

11/06/2013

Michael Skakel (Stamford Advocate/Jason Rearick, Pool Photo)

Arguments Next Week On Whether Skakel May Be Released On Bond

A Superior Court 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.

10/31/2013

Michael Skakel, left, is hushed by his attorney Hubert Santos, right, after speaking out of turn in court in Middletown, Conn., Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012.  Skakel is seeking a reduction in his sentence of 20 years to life in prison for killing his neighbor Martha Moxley. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, Pool)

Skakel Prosecution Says It Will Appeal Both New Trial Order And Bond Request

Prosecutors will appeal a judge’s decision granting a new trial to Michael Skakel in the 1875 murder of his neighbor Martha Moxley, and also will appeal a request for bond filed by Skakel’s attorneys.

10/24/2013

Stamford Advocate/Jason Rearick, Pool Photo

New Trial Granted For Michael Skakel

A Connecticut judge has granted a new trial for Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel, ruling his attorney failed to adequately represent him when he was convicted in 2002 of killing his neighbor in 1975.

10/23/2013

Michael Skakel (Stamford Advocate/Jason Rearick, Pool Photo)

Prosecutors Lose Bid To Withhold Tapes In Skakel Appeal

Connecticut officials have lost a bid to withhold videotapes from lawyers trying to overturn Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel’s murder conviction.

05/14/2013

Michael Skakel (Stamford Advocate/Jason Rearick/Pool Photo)

Skakel: “Flabbergasted At The Nonchalant Attitude”

Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel launched a barrage of criticism Thursday against the attorney who represented him at his murder trial, saying he failed to track down key witnesses while having fun and basking in the limelight.

04/25/2013

Michael Skakel, left, addresses the court with attorney his Hubert Santos in Middletown, Conn., Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012.  Skakel is seeking a reduction in his sentence of 20 years to life in prison for killing his neighbor Martha Moxley. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, Pool)

Skakel To Take Stand In Effort To Get New Trial

An attorney for Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel says he plans to call him to testify as he challenges his 2002 Connecticut murder conviction on the grounds his trial attorney failed to competently defend him.

04/24/2013

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