Adnan Syed asks Maryland Supreme Court to overturn appellate ruling to reinstate his convictions

Posted on AllSides May 24th, 2023

Adnan Syed is asking the Supreme Court of Maryland to overrule a lower court’s decision to bring back his convictions in the 1999 murder case examined in the hit podcast “Serial.” Filed Wednesday, the brief from Syed’s lawyers comes three weeks after the Appellate Court of Maryland rejected his request to reconsider its March 28 opinion, which reinstated his convictions and life sentence in the killing of his high school ex-girlfriend, Hae Min Lee. In that ruling, the intermediate appeals court found that Baltimore prosecutors and a city Circuit Court...

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