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Don't appeal Syed's new trial

Don't appeal Syed's new trial

Baltimore City Circuit Court Judge Martin Welch ruled last week that Adnan Syed, the subject of the blockbuster first season of the podcast "Serial," is entitled to a new trial on charges that he murdered fellow Baltimore County High School student Hae Min Lee in 1999. Within hours, the Maryland attorney general's office issued a statement indicating it saw "at least one ground that will need to be resolved by the appellate courts." But the ultimate decision whether to press an appeal rests with Attorney General Brian Frosh. Although it's likely that Mr. Syed...

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