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  • FILE - In this April 30, 2013 file photo,  Michael Skakel leaves the courtroom after the conclusion of  trial regarding his legal representation at State Superior Court in Vernon, Conn. A Connecticut judge on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, granted a new trial for Skakel, ruling his attorney failed to adequately represent him when he was convicted in 2002 of killing his neighbor in 1975. (AP Photo/The Greenwich Time, Jason Rearick, Pool, File)

    Kennedy cousin Skakel wins new trial in 1975 death

    Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel was granted a new trial on Wednesday by a Connecticut judge who ruled his attorney failed to adequately represent him when he was convicted in 2002 of killing his neighbor in 1975.


  • ** FILE ** Michael Skakel looks up while listening to a statement from John Moxley, brother of victim Martha Moxley, in court in Middletown, Conn., on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, Pool)

    Prosecutors seek dismissal of latest Skakel appeal

    Prosecutors urged a judge on Thursday to dismiss Michael Skakel's latest challenge of his 2002 murder conviction, saying the Kennedy cousin's claim that his trial attorney did a poor job should have been raised in an earlier appeal and that many of the issues he cites were rejected previously.


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