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Maryland Court of Appeals rejects a retrial for Adnan Syed

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A panel of judges on Maryland’s highest court has reinstated Adnan Syed’s 2000 conviction for the murder of his then-girlfriend, Hae Min Lee, refusing to grant him a retrial.

Appeals court gives ‘Serial’ podcast subject Adnan Syed a new murder trial

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Adnan Syed, currently serving a life sentence for the 1999 death of his ex-girlfriend, Hae Min Lee, is set to receive a new trial after the Maryland Court of Special Appeals today upheld a Baltimore judge’s ruling that the “Serial” podcast subject should be re-tried with new evidence taken into account.

Judge Denies ‘Serial’ Subject Adnan Syed’s Motion for Release on Bail

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Adnan Syed

Infamous former Woodlawn High School student Adnan Syed has a new trial pending in the high-profile 1999 murder case of his former girlfriend, Hae Min Lee. However, he won’t be getting out of prison on bail before he goes back to court, a Baltimore City Circuit Court judge has ruled.

Serial Almost Got Busted for Using Courtroom Audio

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Serial producer Sarah Koenig
Serial producer Sarah Koenig on the Colbert Report

Sarah Koenig’s use of tapes from Adnan Syed’s initial trial helped catapult Serial to massive popularity. But it may have been pushing the boundaries of radio a little too far.

The State Argues Adnan Syed Shouldn’t be Let Out on Bail Ahead of New Trial

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Adnan Syed
Adnan Syed

Earlier this week, attorneys for the State of Maryland filed a motion to block Adnan Syed’s release on bail while he awaits a new trial in Hae Min Lee’s 1999 murder case.

Adnan Syed’s Attorneys Request His Release on Bail Ahead of New Trial

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Adnan Syed

With a new trial for “Serial” subject Adnan Syed pending, the attorneys representing the man with the longstanding questionable murder conviction have asked the state to release him on bail.

Adnan Syed Gets Some More Legal Help, Serial Creator Weighs In

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Adnan SyedNow that Adnan Syed has a new trial, the Serial focal point is powering up his legal team.

Adnan Syed Granted a New Trial

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Adnan Syed
Adnan Syed

Adnan Syed, whose case was the focal point of the first season of Serial, is heading back to trial after 16 years.

Asia McClain is Writing a Book About the ‘Serial’ Case

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Asia McClain's book cover (via Amazon)
Asia McClain’s book cover (via Amazon)

Along with giving Adnan Syed a chance to argue for a new trial in the murder of Hae Min Lee, the first season of Serial is serving as a springboard for lots of new media about the case. The latest entry is a book.

Serial is Back on Adnan Syed’s Case

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Serial producer Sarah Koenig
Serial producer Sarah Koenig on the Colbert Report

The case made famous by Serial is once again the focus of the team behind the podcast.

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