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Legislative history supports ricin possession conviction (access required)

The defendant argued her conviction for possession of ricin must be set aside because this conduct was not criminalized at the time of the possession. The court, relying upon legislative history, found the unregistered possession of ricin was unlawful at the time she possessed it. Background Debbie Siers-Hill filed a motion to vacate, set aside or correct ...