Over four months after the hearing that overturned Adnan Syed’s murder conviction in the 1999 killing of Woodlawn High School classmate Hae Min Lee, the Appellate Court of Maryland heard arguments this morning in an appeal from Lee’s brother that could set a precedent for victims across the criminal justice system. A ruling on whether Young Lee received adequate notice of proceedings and an opportunity to meaningfully participate is expected in the coming weeks or months.
The livestream has ended. Catch up on today’s developments and the history of the case:
- Maryland judges question whether Lee family appeal is ‘moot’
- Legal precedent at stake as Maryland court prepares to hear Lee family appeal
- Maryland AG’s office backs Hae Min Lee’s brother in appeal; Syed’s lawyer says legal argument is moot
- A timeline of Adnan Syed’s journey through Baltimore’s criminal justice system