Holiday Clothing Duties Can't Be Reviewed: Fed. Circ.

Law360, New York (June 21, 2010, 2:35 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has ruled that Target Corp. and other importers of holiday-themed apparel cannot challenge a 2007 decision by President George W. Bush that revoked the duty-free status of certain “festive articles.”

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled Friday that neither the U.S. International Trade Commission's recommendation that the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States be modified with regard to the items nor Bush's adoption of that recommendation is subject to judicial review.

Target and fellow importers Michael Simon...
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