Judge Orders Evidence Preserved In Skakel CaseA Connecticut judge ordered prosecutors Wednesday to preserve all evidence as Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel awaits a new trial in his murder case.
Skakel Spends Time At Home While Awaiting New TrialKennedy 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.
Skakel Seeks To Suppress Evidence In RetrialA 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.
Stamford Court To Be Asked To Determine Skakel BailKennedy 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.
Arguments Next Week On Whether Skakel May Be Released On BondA 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.
Skakel Prosecution Says It Will Appeal Both New Trial Order And Bond RequestProsecutors 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.
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.
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.
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.
Skakel To Take Stand In Effort To Get New TrialAn 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.
Expert On Coerced Confessions Casts Doubt On Skakel's Statement An expert on coerced confessions is casting doubt on testimony that Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel confessed to a 1975 murder, saying the statements were made at a reform school where he was subject to beatings and humiliation.
New Lawyer Critical Of Former Skakel Lawyer An attorney for Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel accused the lawyer who represented him at his murder trial of having a good time making trips around the country instead of preparing for the case.