High Court Won't Weigh In On Gender-Based Duties

Law360, New York (October 5, 2010, 1:31 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear a case in which importers alleged that separate tariffs on products for men and women are unconstitutionally discriminatory, shifting the stage for the issue back to the U.S. Court of International Trade.

The high court on Monday denied a petition for writ of certiorari by inclement-weather gear marketer Totes-Isotoner Corp., which had asked the justices to review a February ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit that affirmed the CIT's dismissal of the suit....
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