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Md. Attorney General Disputes Adnan Syed’s New Claims in Serial Case

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serialEven with all of its podcast-related momentum, there was no indication that Adnan Syed’s effort to appeal for a new trial in the murder of Hae Min Lee would be easy. Attorney General Brian Frosh demonstrated why this week, contesting Syed’s case on nearly every point.

Another Podcast Will Dig Into Adnan Syed’s Case

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Adnan Syed pictured with his younger brother, via Launchgood.co

Serial ended with Sarah Koenig to draw a conclusion based on the evidence she presented in the case of Adnan Syed. But developments have kept the case going off the air. All of the very specific court rulings and interviews with people who wouldn’t talk to Koenig seemed to be enough for another podcast altogether. So it’s fitting that another audio team is going to take up the case.

In ‘Serial’ Case Appeal, Adnan Syed’s Team to Focus on Lawyer, Alibi

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serialLawyers for Adnan Syed detailed the merits on which they plan to argue that Adnan Syed deserves a new trial in the killing of Hae Min Lee. As The Guardian points out, it looks like they were avid Serial listeners like the rest of us.

‘Serial’ Case Update: Adnan Syed Granted Appeal

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serialA Maryland judge sided with Adnan Syed on Friday, granting the focal point of ‘Serial’ permission to appeal his murder conviction for the 1999 killing of Hae Min Lee.

Key “Serial” Witness Changes Her Story (Again)

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The very first episode of the hit podcast Serial featured producer Sarah Koenig tracking down a young woman who had key information that threatened to undermine the case against convicted murderer Adnan Syed. 

Court Agrees to Re-Consider “Serial” Case

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The wheels of justice turn slowly. Very, very slowly.

For Serial Fans, This Changes Everything: Jay Finally Talks

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So the hit podcast Serial finally wrapped up a couple weeks ago, with plenty of questions still unanswered. Except, it seems that the story isn’t actually over at all.

Serial Backstory: Adnan’s Family, Hae’s Brother, and the Afterlife of Murder

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Photo of Adnan Syed via Jonathan Hanson/The Guardian
Photo of Adnan Syed via Jonathan Hanson/The Guardian

Serial is now officially the most popular podcast of all time. For most people, it’s an intriguing or entertaining story; for a few people–most of whom live in Baltimore, where the murder at the center of the series took place, it’s hitting all too close to home.

Serial Case Comes Up for Appeal

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As we’ve detailed before, we’re big fans of Sarah Koenig’s podcast Serial, which explores a 15-year-old murder of a Baltimore high school student, possibly at the hands of her ex-boyfriend, Adnan Syed.

Are You As Obsessed With Serial As I Am?

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I blogged about Serial, the new podcast from This American Life producer Sarah Koenig, a few weeks ago, right after I listened to the first two episodes. I had an inkling it would get big, but I had no idea it would get this big.

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