September 28, 2023


Government Relations and Public Affairs
187 Harry S. Truman Parkway
Annapolis, Maryland 21401


Media Advisory:
Supreme Court of Maryland holds oral argument for
Adnan Syed v. Young Lee, As Victim’s Representative


Oral argument in the Supreme Court of Maryland in the appeal case regarding Adnan Syed v. Young Lee, As Victim’s Representative, Case No. 7, September Term 2023.

All media covering the proceedings must review and adhere to the Security/Media Protocol Order.


Thursday, October 5, 2023, at 10 a.m.


Robert C. Murphy Courts of Appeal Building
361 Rowe Boulevard, Fourth Floor
Annapolis, Maryland 21401

The oral argument will also be shown via live webcast.

Webcasts and the archived recordings of webcasts are made available to the general public for informational purposes only and do not constitute an official record of court proceedings. Recording, or copying of any portion of the live webcast or the archived recording of a webcast is prohibited without the express permission of the Supreme Court of Maryland, which can be obtained by contacting the Maryland Judiciary’s Government Relations and Public Affairs (GRPA) office at [email protected].

Due to the size of the courtroom, there will be limited seating available. A portion of seats will be reserved for the case parties and members of the media. Each media outlet will be allotted one seat, which will be allocated on a first-come/first-served basis. Media who wish to attend in person should contact GRPA. An overflow area with the oral argument webcast will be provided, as needed.

The Clerk of the Court of the Supreme Court of Maryland is the official custodian of the case record. All public documents pertaining to the appeal case will be posted to the highlighted cases web page as well as made available via public kiosks and the Thurgood Marshall State Law Library. Additionally, public documents in the case may be obtained at any public kiosks located in clerk’s offices or courthouses statewide that have implemented Maryland Electronic Courts (MDEC). Note: Baltimore City has not yet implemented MDEC.

There is no designated media parking for the oral argument. Media representatives must follow local parking ordinances and restrictions. Media representatives must not block pedestrian walkways or sidewalks and cannot restrict any public areas for media use. Directions to the Robert C. Murphy Courts of Appeal building are located here. Please contact the Maryland Judiciary, Government Relations and Public Affairs, by email at [email protected], if you plan to cover the oral argument or have questions.


Bradley Tanner
Public Information Officer
[email protected]

Terri Charles
Asst. Public Information Officer
[email protected]