Urban Outfitters Reloads In Sex-Based Duties Case

Law360, New York (February 1, 2011, 5:52 PM EST) -- Urban Outfitters Inc. on Tuesday accused the U.S. government of discriminating against apparel importers by assessing separate tariffs on men's and women's clothing, signaling the second round in a fight that nearly reached the U.S. Supreme Court in October.

Urban Outfitters filed an amended complaint in the U.S. Court of International Trade alleging the government's policy of levying the sex-based duties violates the Fifth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.

The clothing retailer originally sued the government in 2007, joining a group of more than 150 other...
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