Syed's effort to secure his freedom looks a lot like that of "Making a Murderer" subject Brendan Dassey.
"We anticipate the appellate court making a decision soon."
The podcast subject had his conviction overturned in June and awaits a new trial.
Asia McClain says she wants to do the right thing as an example to her children
An FBI agent accused lawyers for Adnan Syed of manipulating cell phone records in their bid to win a retrial.
Syed is serving a life sentence after being found guilty of killing ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee.
The subject of last year's highly popular "Serial" was convicted in 2000 for the death of Hae Min Lee.
In a rare move, Maryland court grants an appeal to a prisoner serving a life sentence.