High Court To Weigh Jilted Lover’s Weapons Treaty Sentence

Law360, New York (January 18, 2013, 8:40 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Friday to again hear the case of a Pennsylvania woman convicted of poisoning her husband’s lover under a law enacted pursuant to a chemical weapons treaty, after the woman said the application of the law exceeded Congress’ powers.

In a brief order, the high court granted the petition for a writ of certiorari without comment.

At issue is the conviction of Carol Anne Bond, who argued in her petition that the founding fathers did not empower the president and the Senate...
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