Procedural Error Dooms Lumber Valuation Appeal: Fed. Circ.

Law360, New York (August 10, 2012, 7:26 PM EDT) -- The Federal Circuit on Friday refused to force regulators to decide on a customs broker's protests over the valuation of softwood lumber imports, finding that the broker had pursued its suit before the U.S. Court of International Trade through the wrong procedural channels.

The appellate court denied Norman G. Jensen Inc.'s appeal of a CIT ruling tossing its case seeking an order that U.S. Customs and Border Protection rule on a series of more than 300 protests that CBP had failed to adjudicate within the time...
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