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Trade Org Backs Steel Tariff Challenge At High Court

Law360 (May 17, 2019, 3:36 PM EDT) -- Advocacy organization the National Foreign Trade Council urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday to review President Donald Trump’s use of a Cold War-era law to set tariffs on steel and aluminum, saying the move was unconstitutional and has severely damaged the U.S. economy.

In an amicus brief, the NFTC asked the justices to grant the certiorari petition of the American Institute for International Steel — a collection of steel importers — which seeks to bring its case against the U.S. government to the high court without first seeking appellate review.

A U.S. Court of International Trade panel found that a...
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