To the delight of many, Adnan Syed was released from prison this week, his conviction for murdering Hae Min Lee vacated. Surprisingly, this was the result of the state’s own motion. How did this happen? What arguments did the state make? And did the court get it right? Listen on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts.
It was a story that outraged the nation–Justin Harris left his son to die in a hot car while he sexted with an underage girl. He was convicted of murder, but the nation was outraged again when the Georgia Supreme Court vacated his conviction. Why did they do it, and did they get it right? Join us for a dive into the rules of evidence and Rule 403.
We take a look at the West Memphis 3’s efforts to DNA test evidence, explain why the trial court got it right, and give our thoughts on next steps. Check if out here if you are on Apple, or anywhere you get your podcasts. Below are the relevant documents.