Chitron Exec Asks High Court To Overturn Export Conviction

Law360, New York (September 5, 2013, 1:28 PM EDT) -- The manager of Massachusetts-based Chitron Electronics Inc. has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn her conviction for illegally exporting military-grade computer chips to China, arguing that the lower courts violated her due process rights.

Yufeng "Annie" Wei, a Chinese national, filed a petition late last month requesting the high court review her 2010 conviction. Wei claims her trial was unfair because the lower court prevented her from arguing to the jury that the chips did not require an export license from the U.S. Department of...
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