Adnan Syed's Murder Conviction on Hold for Now, as Maryland Supreme Court Considers Appeal
Maryland’s highest court has issued an order to prevent Adnan Syed’s murder conviction from being reinstated by a lower court, as the court decides whether to hear his appeal of the lower court’s decision. Justice Shirley Watts issued the order on Thursday. Syed’s legal case gained international attention from the hit podcast “Serial.” He regained his freedom in September when...
‘This Is About Respecting Victims': Judges Hear Appeal From Victim's Family in Adnan Syed Case
Adnan Syed, whose murder case rose to prominence through the hit podcast “Serial,” appeared in court Thursday in Maryland, where a three-judge panel considered whether the victim’s family experienced improper treatment when a Baltimore court overturned Syed’s conviction last year, allowing his release after more than two decades behind bars.