Kennedy cousin granted bail as he awaits new murder trial

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Assistant State's Attorney Susann Gill makes an argument during a hearing for Michael Skakel in Rockville Superior court Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, in Vernon, Conn., to determine if he can be released while awaiting a new trial in the 1975 slaying of neighbor Martha Moxley. Judge Thomas Bishop ordered a new trial for Skakel last month, saying his trial attorney, Michael Sherman, failed to adequately represent him in 2002. The judge said Skakel cannot be released immediately while he awaits a new trial, but he did lift a stay, which could clear the way for Skakel to seek bail later. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham, Pool)