Newswire: Adnan Syed’s lawyers files for a new bail hearing

In June of this year, a judge in Baltimore ordered a new trial for Adnan Syed, a man who was convicted of murdering his ex-girlfriend in 1999—and also the subject of the wildly popular debut season of Serial. In the years since the initial trial, loads of the state’s evidence against Syed has been called into question (mostly because of the increased focus on the case from Serial), and the decision in June was based on new testimony from a witness who might have an alibi for Syed and new details regarding the unreliability of AT&T cell tower data.

Now, Syed’s case has taken another turn. As reported by Rolling Stone, Syed’s lawyers have filed a motion with the Baltimore Circuit Court in hopes getting Syed out on bail while he waits for his new trial to begin. He’s been in prison since February of …

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