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Michael Skakel

Michael Skakel in Stamford Superior Court, Nov. 21, 2013. (WBZ-TV)

Kennedy Cousin Michael Skakel Free On $1.2 Million Bail

Kennedy 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.

11/21/2013

Michael Skakel in court, Nov. 6, 2013. (WBZ-TV)

No Bail For Kennedy Cousin As He Awaits New Trial

A 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.

11/06/2013

Michael Skakel. (2002 file photo by Pool/Getty Images)

Kennedy Cousin Skakel Wins New Trial In 1975 Death

A 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.

10/23/2013

Michael Skakel. (2002 file photo by Pool/Getty Images)

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.

04/14/2013

Michael Skakel at parole hearing. (Jessica Hill/AP/Pool)

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.

10/24/2012

Michael Skakel. (2002 file photo by Pool/Getty Images)

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.

10/21/2012