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Nancy Grace Lies Again -- And May Have to Pay for It

Bennett L. Gershman | Posted 05.17.2014 | Media
Bennett L. Gershman

Discussing Nancy Grace's fabrications is like discussing a golfer's bogies: they're so routine, predictable, and pervasive that one accepts it and moves on.

Michael Skakel Murder Case: Key Events

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.21.2013 | Crime

A timeline of key developments in the Connecticut murder case against Michael Skakel, the nephew of Robert F. Kennedy's widow, Ethel Kennedy, who was ...

Martha Moxley: Which Kennedy Cousin Killed Her?

Len Levitt | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Len Levitt

Thirty-eight years after 15-year-old Martha Moxley was beaten to death with a golf club on the edge of her Greenwich property on Oct. 30, 1975, we are back to the original suspect, Tommy Skakel, as her likely killer.

Kennedy Relative Wins New Trial In 1975 Death

AP | DAVE COLLINS and JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 12.23.2013 | Crime

HARTFORD, Conn. — HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel was granted a new trial on Wednesday by a Connecticut judge who ruled h...

Prosecutor Fights Kennedy Cousin Appealing Murder Conviction

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 04.16.2013 | Crime

VERNON, Conn. — An attorney for Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel said Thursday he was within his rights and had strategic considerations in waiting...

Kennedy Family's Cousin Convicted Of Killing Neighbor With Golf Club Could Be Freed

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 12.24.2012 | Crime

SUFFIELD, Conn. — Imprisoned Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel lost a bid for freedom on Wednesday, turned down at his first parole hearing since he...

Kennedy Cousin Who Killed Neighbor Could Be Released

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 09.25.2012 | Crime

NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- A hearing will be held next month on whether Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel, who was convicted of killing a neighbor in 1975, shoul...

Michael Skakel, Kennedy Cousin, Eligible For Parole In 3 Years

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel, who lost an appeal of his conviction for a 1975 killing, could be released from prison in thre...

Mchael Skakel Loses Appeal: No New Martha Moxley Murder Trial For Kennedy Cousin

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — The state Supreme Court on Monday rejected Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel's bid for a new trial in the 1975 killing of his 15-...

The Real Appeal of Ted Kennedy and the Camelot Clan

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

The Kennedys were and are a living, breathing soap opera. But America loves a good soap opera.