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Adnan Syed’s lawyer uses online following to advocate for clients

‘I think the conventional wisdom for a very long time, particularly with criminal defense attorneys, is that you never let your client talk to the press and you just keep your mouth shut,’ says C. Justin Brown. ‘But I think that dynamic has really changed in the last five years. We have seen that through “Making a Murderer,” through “Serial” and through various other media.’ (Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

The Court of Special Appeals had just granted his most famous client a new trial, and C. Justin Brown was having a press conference at his downtown Baltimore office. On the table between him and the assembled reporters that March afternoon was a small tripod, about 6 inches tall, holding up his phone.

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