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Podcast: Serial: S01 Update: Day 03, Adnan Syed’s Hearing

This week, Sarah Koenig ducks back into the Adnan Syed case for a few days. There's a hearing in Baltimore—a court proceeding that's been nearly sixteen years in the making. Syed's attorney will introduce new evidence, and present a case for why his conviction should be overturned. Sarah and producer Dana Chivvis will discuss what happens, day by day. [more inside]
posted by jenfullmoon on Feb 8, 2016 - 10 comments

Podcast: Serial: S01 Update: Day 01, Adnan Syed’s Hearing

Serial is going back to the Adnan Syed case for a few short daily episodes about a new hearing focusing on whether his trial lawyer was negligent. In this first episode, Asia McClain takes the stand.
posted by Kattullus on Feb 4, 2016 - 10 comments

Podcast: Serial: Episode 12: What We Know

On January 13, 1999, Adnan Syed was a hurt and vengeful ex-boyfriend who carried out a premeditated murder. Or he was a bewildered bystander, framed for a crime he could never have committed. After 15 months of reporting, we take out everything we've got - interviews and documents and police reports - we shake it all out, and we see what sticks.
posted by He Is Only The Imposter on Dec 18, 2014 - 513 comments

Podcast: Serial: Episode 11: Rumors

Almost everyone describes the 17-year-old Adnan the same way: good kid, helpful at the mosque, respectful to his elders. But a couple of months ago, Sarah started getting phone calls from people who knew Adnan back then, and told her stories of a different kind of boy. [more inside]
posted by Cash4Lead on Dec 11, 2014 - 69 comments

Podcast: Serial: Episode 10: The Best Defense is a Good Defense

Adnan's trial lawyer was M. Cristina Gutierrez, a renowned defense attorney in Maryland – tough and savvy and smart. Other lawyers said she was exactly the kind of person you'd want defending you on a first-degree murder charge. But Adnan was convicted, and a year later, Gutierrez was disbarred. What happened?
posted by Cash4Lead on Dec 4, 2014 - 63 comments

Podcast: Serial: Episode 09: To Be Suspected

New information is coming in about what maybe didn't happen on January 13, 1999.  And while Adnan's memory of that day is foggy at best, he does remember what happened next: being questioned, being arrested and, a little more than a year later, being sentenced to life in prison.
posted by mathowie on Dec 3, 2014 - 25 comments

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