Defense lawyers urge Supreme Court justices to take Syed’s appeal

The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to review and overturn the Baltimore murder conviction of “Serial” podcast subject Adnan Syed, saying a trial attorney’s failure to investigate an “unbiased and credible” alibi witness deprived the defendant of a fair trial in all cases. In reinstating Syed’s conviction, Maryland’s top ...

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