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Baltimore killer urges justices to hear ineffective-assistance claim (access required)

A convicted murderer has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review and overturn his conviction because his attorney failed to request a jury instruction on the defense of alibi after four people testified at trial that he was most likely ...

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Westminster robber makes final plea for Supreme Court review (access required)

In a final plea for the Supreme Court to hear his appeal, a convicted Westminster armed robber told the justices Monday that his trial attorney’s failure to exclude from the jury a juror who had acknowledged potential bias against accused ...

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Maryland urges justices to reject ineffective-assistance appeal (access required)

The Maryland Attorney General’s Office on Monday urged the U.S. Supreme Court not to hear a convicted armed robber’s argument that his conviction should be overturned because his defense attorney failed to exclude from the jury a juror who acknowledged ...

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Supreme Court declines Adnan Syed’s appeal (access required)

“Serial” podcast subject Adnan Syed will stand convicted of the first-degree murder of his ex-girlfriend in Maryland. The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear Syed’s appeal of his Baltimore conviction based on his trial attorney’s failure to investigate ...

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Lawyers for wrongly convicted urge justices to hear Syed’s appeal (access required)

An international organization of attorneys and investigators who represent the wrongly convicted at no cost is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to review and overturn the Baltimore murder conviction of “Serial” podcast subject Adnan Syed, calling the failure of trial ...

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Defense lawyers urge Supreme Court justices to take Syed’s appeal (access required)

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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Syed asks the Supreme Court to review his case (access required)

Attorneys for Adnan Syed filed their petition for review with the Supreme Court Monday, arguing the case presents a straightforward issue despite its “eye-catching” nature, which has inspired podcasts and documentaries. The Maryland Court of Appeals reinstated Syed’s conviction in March, ...

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