Adnan Syed, of 'Serial' podcast, asks Maryland high court to reconsider decision refusing him a new trial
Adnan Syed's attorney, C. Justin Brown, asks the court to reconsider, arguing the judges’ decision puts them at odds with courts around the country.
The HBO series examining the now-famous murder case against Adnan Syed left legions of fans in suspense this week at the hint of unknown DNA evidence. Do tests finally exonerate Syed? Do they incriminate him? Do they even exist?
The producers of "The Case Against Adnan Syed," an HBO series examining the murder case, drew a rebuke last week from the administrative judge of Baltimore Circuit Court for airing footage of court proceedings.
Maryland’s second-highest court has upheld a judge’s ruling overturning the murder conviction of “Serial” podcast subject Adnan Syed.
Adnan Syed trial: Maryland's second highest court upholds decision overturning 'Serial' subject murder conviction
The Maryland Court of Special Appeals issued its ruling related to whether Adnan Syed will get a new trial in the killing of Hae Min Lee, a case that has gained renewed interest in light of the "Serial" podcast.
A resolution in the murder case popularized in the "Serial" podcast could be more than a year away, after the state's second-highest court agreed to hear an
The popular "Serial" podcast relied in part on Baltimore courtroom audio from the trial of Adnan Syed to help raise questions about and bring attention to his case. But if the courts had their way, the podcast's millions of listeners wouldn't have heard any of Syed's original trial. Officials disclosed this week that they even considered holding the producers in contempt.
A Baltimore judge ordered a new trial Thursday for Adnan Syed, convicted in 2000 of killing his ex-girlfriend in 1999, a new chapter in a two-decade-old case propelled to international attention by the popular podcast "Serial."
The narrative of the Adnan Syed case is so compelling that each time I write about it, I have to remind myself that a real Baltimore teenager was killed and her
Seventeen years after being called into the investigation of Hae Min Lee's murder, Phillip Buddemeyer still remembers the exact spot where she was found, buried, in West Baltimore's Leakin Park.
Decades after the murder conviction of Adnan Syed, whose guilt or innocence became the subject of the wildly popular podcast "Serial," two former high school classmates have emerged, saying a key alibi witness would "make up a lie" to help his case.
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.
Maryland prosecutors plan to call more witnesses as a hearing for the convicted killer profiled in the popular "Serial" podcast continues Monday.
An attorney for the state on Thursday questioned the account of a woman who says she can offer an alibi for Adnan Syed, the convicted murderer who became the subject of the "Serial" podcast.
The attorney for Adnan Syed, the man sentenced to life in prison in a murder case re-examined through the popular podcast "Serial," asked a Baltimore judge Wednesday for a new trial.
A veteran Baltimore defense attorney testified Friday that a potential alibi witness for Adnan Syed was "powerfully credible" and "would've made an incredible difference in the outcome of the case."
The family of Adnan Syed, the convicted murder whose case became the subject of the blockbuster "Serial" podcast, are urging supporters to write to Gov. Larry Hogan and demand he receive medical care in prison.
Nearly 15 years ago, a jury convicted Adnan Syed in the strangling of his ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee — a crime that shattered two families. The teens were classmates at Woodlawn High School, both children of immigrants, and teachers considered them exceptionally smart and promising. Now, Syed is seeking a second appeal, but his family continues to struggle with the stigma that results from his conviction.
As the true-life murder mystery podcast "Serial" continues to captivate millions, an appeal attempting to throw out the life sentence of the convicted murderer at the center of the story winds its way through court.
Rabia Chaudry, who fights for the rights of American Muslims, founded a nonprofit and has been awarded a New American Foundation fellowship for national security. But for fans of "Serial," she's best known as the person whose planted the seed for the hit podcast with producer Sarah Koenig.
The State of Maryland has recommended that a judge deny Adnan Syed's latest request for an appeal, saying that the subject of the popular "Serial" podcast
An alibi witness is willing to testify on behalf of Adnan Syed to help challenge his murder conviction in a case popularized by the "Serial" podcast, according to a court filing made on Tuesday.
Adnan Syed, who was convicted in murder case in 2000 that last year became the subject of the hit podcast "Serial," will return to court in February, a judge ordered Monday.
Adnan Syed, the incarcerated subject of the popular podcast "Serial," will get another shot at overturning his murder conviction and life sentence after a court granted his request to reopen his appeal.
Adnan Syed, the imprisoned subject of the popular "Serial" podcast series, said his trial lawyer's failure to interview an alibi witness for his murder trial and appeal was worse than many other cases where a similar lapse resulted in a new trial
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The 12-part podcast about an obscure murder in Baltimore from 1999, has racked up a major award.
The case for Adnan Syed's bid for a new trial gained more momentum Monday as a state appeals court ruled an alibi witness should testify on the "Serial" podcast subject's behalf.
The attorney for Adnan Syed, the subject of the "Serial" podcast, filed a new court motion Monday arguing that key cell phone evidence was unreliable — by the phone company's own warning — and should have been excluded from trial.
Adnan Syed, the convicted murderer whose case gained international attention after questions were raised on a widely-downloaded podcast, will get a day in court. A Baltimore Circuit Court judge on Friday granted Syed's request for a hearing, at which he is expected to present an alibi witness and raise questions about cell phone evidence in the case. Retired Judge Martin Welch said the hearing would "be in the interests of justice."
Recent requests by "Serial" podcast subject Adnan Syed to have post-conviction proceedings in his 15-year-old murder case reopened in Baltimore Circuit Court — in part so that a new alibi witness can testify on his behalf — are "meritless" and should be denied, according to attorneys representing the state.
Rabia Chaudry, the friend and advocate for Adnan Syed who brought his story to the attention of public radio's Sarah Koenig, is writing a book about his case.