Long article in The Atlantic by Robert F. Kennedy Jr. January 2003
Celebrity trials can turn into media lynchings. Last year a Connecticut jury convicted Michael Skakel of killing his neighbor Martha Moxley twenty-seven years ago, even though the prosecution had no fingerprints, no DNA, and no witnesses. The author, a former New York City prosecutor, argues that his cousin’s indictment was triggered by an inflamed media, and that an innocent man is now in prison
Ruling overturning conviction October 2013
Report on bail hearing Nov 21, 2014
News report Dec 12, 2014
Please see this January 2, 2017 article for an update and full case description.