What Serial Says About Our Criminal Justice System

Serial’s popularity has made it the fastest-ever podcast to reach 5 million downloads. Fans have tuned in each week to follow journalist Sarah Koenig’s investigation into Adnan Syed, who was convicted of the 1999 murder of Hae Min Lee in the Baltimore area. AJ+’s Dena Takruri looks at why the podcast is such a hit and what it tells us about the criminal-justice system.

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