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Michael Skakel leaves the state Supreme Court after a hearing in his case several years ago. Michael Skakel leaves the state Supreme Court after a hearing in his case several years ago. Photo: Jessica Hill

In the wake of the May 4 Connecticut Supreme Court ruling to vacate the murder conviction of Michael Skakel, it’s now up to the state to decide how it will proceed with the case.

Connecticut attorneys were divided Monday as to how prosecutors might lean, but they agreed the government faced an uphill battle after the high court reversed itself—thanks to the retirement of one judge and the addition of another.

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Robert Storace

Robert Storace covers legal trends, lawsuits and analysis for the Connecticut Law Tribune. Follow him on Twitter @RobertSCTLaw or reach him at 203-437-5950.

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