Adnan Syed Trial: Guilty Or Evidence?

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Adnan Syed Trial: NOT GUILTY
Can a court really convict someone of murder if it doesn’t have any hard evidence? Although the answer should be no, this sometimes happens, such as in the case of Adnan Syed. He was a teenage boy who was accused of murder; however, he was a good kid who had never been in trouble before. He was an athlete and got along well with most of his peers. Then, he was charged with the murder of his ex-girlfriend, put on trial, and eventually convicted. The evidence, though, doesn’t support that conviction; there wasn’t enough concrete evidence to unquestionably prove his guilt. Adnan Syed was unfairly convicted of the murder of Hae Min Lee.
Through his trial, the prosecution did not present sufficient evidence to fully …show more content…

Syed had no history of violence and still doesn’t, ‘“Prisons are among the most violent places in our society," they wrote, "yet Syed has not been cited for a single violent act in 17 years in that environment’” (Fenton). The Baltimore Sun article states that Syed requires minimum supervision and is constantly reverent to staff. Although, that is not so important to his case it does back it up and make the judge more likely to help everyone understand what type of person Syed is and was. Jay Wilds was a witness and was even involved in Hae Min Lee’s Murder; Wilds was also taken in for an interview to find out what happened that night (Chaudry). Syed’s friend Jay Wilds has been put on the spot countless times and failed to tell the same story each time he was questioned (Chaudry). Knowing there is additional evidence to go with this case, these points provided the most beneficial information on Syed’s case.
In conclusion, there may have been weak evidence and evidence to help set him free, but Adnan Syed is not guilty. Gutierrez -Syed’s lawyer- did not get all the information she needed, but still getting points that were imperative. Knowing Syed has never been violent and still isn’t, having an alibi at the library, and uncertain to Adnan Syed and his family why he was unfairly convicted. Still waiting for a new trial, will Adnan Syed be guilty or will he finally get his

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