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Adnan Syed is Back in Court This Week

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Adnan SyedSerial pushed Adnan Syed’s case into the national conscience, but the courtroom drama portion of the tale will play out off the air. Starting Wednesday morning, Syed will be back in court in Baltimore as he seeks a new trial.

Serial’s Adnan Syed Will Be Back in Court in February

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The new season of hit podcast Serial launched last week, even as the Baltimore man who was featured in season one was hearing good news about a potential retrial.

The Book on the ‘Serial’ Case Will Be Written

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Last year around this time, we were all obsessed with Serial. But even after the podcast ended in 2014, there was the inevitable backlash, a new chance for Adnan Syed to make his case in court, and even a second podcast. Now, a book is on the horizon.

New in Serial Case: Cell Phone Expert Says Disclaimer Could Have Changed Testimony

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A new affadavit filed Tuesday in the case brought to light by the Serial podcast indicates an expert witness who testified against Adnan Syed may have had different testimony if he had all available information.

Rumors Indicate That New Season of “Serial” Doesn’t Involve Baltimore

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Last year, the true crime podcast Serial was an unexpected smash hit. The show centered on the 1999 murder of a Baltimore high school student, and her classmate and ex-boyfriend who was convicted of the crime. The program’s popularity brought a surprising amount of attention to Baltimore, with eager fans mapping the distance between Woodlawn High School and Best Buy, or debating the dangerousness of Leakin Park.

Now the popular podcast seems to be inching closer to its long-awaited second season–and if the rumors are true, it doesn’t involve Baltimore this time.

Adnan Syed’s Lawyer Says New Evidence Should Overturn Conviction

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Nearly a year after the first episodes of the smash hit podcast Serial first aired, an attorney for the man at the center of the case says there’s new evidence to overturn Adnan Syed’s 2000 conviction.

Adnan Syed Petitions to Have Alibi Witness Testify in Serial Case

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It’s been 15 years since Baltimore teenager Adnan Syed was convicted of murdering his high school girlfriend, Hae Min Lee. After the wildly popular podcast program Serial revived interest in the case, Syed and his legal team have been filing court challenges in hopes of winning another trial.

Adnan Syed’s Team Adds Legal Clout in ‘Serial’ Case

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One of OJ Simpson’s former lawyers is joining Adnan Syed’s defense team as the case made famous by Serial appears to be picking up momentum.

Asia McClain Could Testify in ‘Serial’ Case

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serialAsia McClain may be called to the stand in the case of the murder of Hae Min Lee, after all. On Monday, a state judge ruled that the case made famous by your favorite podcast is heading back to Baltimore City Circuit Court to consider Asia McClain’s alibi.

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.

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