In 2012, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (Federal Circuit) issued two precedent-setting decisions that essentially removed the obligation of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP or Customs) to make timely decisions on Protests filed by importers challenging the assessment of duty on imported merchandise.
Damon V. Pike,
The Federal Circuit Stumbles: U.S. Customs Gets "Green Light" for Indefinite Indecision on Importer Protests,
Emory Int'l L. Rev.
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