(CNN) - A decade-old conviction in a high-profile murder trial was overturned Wednesday.
Michael Skakel is the nephew of Robert and Ethel Kennedy.
He was convicted of murder in 2002 and was granted a new trial Wednesday.
A Connecticut judge slammed what they called his defense attorney's "errors of judgment" during his high-profile murder trial and upheld Skakel's right to "adequate representation."
The now 53-year-old Skakel is accused of killing his neighbor Martha Moxley with a golf club when he was 15.
Skakel was sentenced to 20 years to life in prison.
Skakel had been battling for years to overturn his conviction.
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