Serial subject Adnan Syed breaks silence after being released from prison
The February 2 hearing focused on an appeal filed by Lee’s family against the judge’s September 2022 ruling, alleging that their rights were violated because they were not given sufficient notice of the court hearing. , during which Syed’s conviction was overturned. They then requested a rehearing, which may require the reinstatement of Syed’s 2000 conviction, to allow Lee’s brother to participate, the Associated Press reported.
After the hearing, the Lee family’s attorney told reporters, according to The Associated Press, “We’re not campaigning to put Adnan Syed back in jail. It’s about respecting the victims and their representatives.”
The Maryland Court of Appeals is expected to issue a decision on the Lee family’s appeal within 90 days.