Court Reinstates Kennedy Cousin Skakel's Murder ConvictionA divided Connecticut Supreme Court has reinstated Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel's conviction in the 1975 murder of Martha Moxley, rejecting a lower court ruling that his trial lawyer didn't adequately represent him.
Evidence Shows Kennedy Cousin's Brother Committed Murder, Lawyer ArguesWhether Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel should get a new trial or be sent back to prison for a 1975 murder went before Connecticut's highest court.
How Hernandez Deliberations Stack Up Against Other TrialsJurors in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez have spent nearly 35 hours deliberating over six days.
Kennedy Cousin Michael Skakel Free On $1.2 Million BailKennedy cousin Michael Skakel was freed on bail Thursday while prosecutors in Connecticut appeal a ruling giving him a new trial in the 1975 slaying of neighbor Martha Moxley.
No Bail For Kennedy Cousin As He Awaits New TrialA Connecticut judge says he cannot grant Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel bail while he awaits a new trial in the 1975 slaying of neighbor Martha Moxley.
Kennedy Cousin Skakel Wins New Trial In 1975 DeathA Connecticut judge on Wednesday 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.
Skakel Blames Lawyer In Latest Conn. Murder Appeal 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 simmering debate over the strength of the sensational case.
Kennedy Cousin Michael Skakel Denied Parole Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel was denied a bid for freedom Wednesday at his first parole hearing since he was convicted a decade ago of killing his neighbor in 1975.
Kennedy Cousin Michael Skakel Up For Parole Wednesday Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel, who will get his first parole hearing Wednesday, deserves to be released from prison a decade after he was convicted of killing his neighbor because he was a victim of a miscarriage of justice and has been a model inmate, his supporters say.