Byrd Amendment Doesn't Hurt Free Speech: Fed. Circ.

Law360, New York (October 29, 2010, 5:50 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has reversed a Louisiana seafood company's win in a case accusing the federal government of violating the First Amendment by denying dumping duty proceeds to producers who opposed the underlying dumping orders.

Plaintiff PS Chez Sidney LLC's free speech was not hindered when it was denied proceeds under the Continued Dumping and Subsidy Offset Act of 2000, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled Thursday.

Known colloquially as the Byrd Amendment, the CDSOA declared that proceeds of anti-dumping orders...
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