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

The Supreme Court is seen under stormy skies in Washington, Thursday, June 20, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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 ...

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Attorneys seek return of files seized from Baltimore law firm in June raid

Joshua R. Treem left the firm he co-founded 32 years ago and has joined Brown Goldstein Levy.

Attorneys for a Baltimore law firm are asking a federal appeals court to prohibit prosecutors from reviewing “tens of thousands” of electronic files seized from a partner’s office earlier this year. The Baltimore Sun reported in June that the Drug Enforcement ...

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