Adnan Syed, the subject of the popular podcast "Serial," had his day in court — five of them, to be exact. Now, it's up to a judge to determine whether the man convicted in 2000 of killing his ex-girlfriend will get a new trial.
Syed's attorneys said Tuesday in closing arguments of a weeklong post-conviction hearing that a crucial alibi witness and questionable cellphone records were wrongly overlooked by his original trial lawyer.
"At the end of the day, a mistake was made … not to talk to an alibi witness who could've turned this trial around," C. Justin Brown told retired Judge Martin P. Welch.
The Maryland attorney general's office...