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This commentary previews an upcoming Supreme Court case, Bond v. United States. What started as an act of revenge by a jealous wife will require the Supreme Court to examine a ninety-year old precedent concerning the extent of Congress's powers when acting pursuant to a treaty and whether a valid treaty allows Congress to act without being limited by the Article I enumerated powers.
Stephanie Peral, Bond v. United States. Deciphering Missouri v. Holland and the Scope of Congress's Powers when Implementing a Non-Self-Executing Treaty, 9 Duke Journal of Constitutional Law & Public Policy Sidebar 179-199 (2014)