Criminal Law

Adnan Syed’s Murder Conviction Reinstated by Appeals Court

Maryland’s appeals court reinstated Adnan Syed’s murder conviction Tuesday, roughly six months after Baltimore prosecutors provided new evidence in the 1999 killing of Hae Min Lee.

Syed, whose conviction was made famous by the podcast “Serial,” was released from prison in October after Baltimore City State Attorney Marilyn Mosby said DNA evidence supported his innocence.

Lee’s family had filed an appeal, arguing that they were not properly notified of the efforts to release Syed last year.

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