An Adnan Syed essay refers to the person charged with the 1999 murder of Hae Min Lee, a Korean-American high school student. Adnan Syed was her boyfriend at the time – he was arrested and convicted soon and has been serving his sentence ever since. The interest in this case was revived and gained popularity in 2014, when it became the subject of season one of the “Serial” podcast. The rising national and international interest in the case along with the circumstances of the trial and the fact that Adnan Syed has always pleaded innocent have led to a new trial, following which the original decision of the court was upheld. Check out below our samples essays on the topic.