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Syed to petition Supreme Court after Md. court declines to reconsider ruling

Adnan Syed will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to vacate his conviction after Maryland’s highest court denied his motion for reconsideration on Friday. The Court of Appeals last month reversed lower court rulings and reinstated the conviction for Syed, whose case ...

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Documentary reveals plea deal was offered to Syed

BALTIMORE (AP) — Prosecutors offered a plea deal to Adnan Syed, whose murder conviction has been chronicled in the hit podcast “Serial” and an HBO documentary series. The Baltimore Sun reports that the finale of HBO’s “The Case Against Adnan Syed” reveals ...

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Md. high court hears state’s appeal in ‘Serial’ star Syed’s case

ANNAPOLIS — Attorneys for Maryland and for podcast star Adnan Syed battled Thursday before the state’s top court as it considers whether he was denied effective assistance of counsel when his trial attorney chose not to telephone an alibi witness ...

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

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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Lead counsel for Md. on Syed appeal working case pro bono

The state’s lead counsel in the post-conviction proceedings for Adnan Syed is working for the attorney general’s office pro bono, according to documents obtained by The Daily Record. Thiruvendran “Thiru” Vignarajah was lead counsel on the case while serving as ...

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