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Hitachi Home Electronics (America), Inc. v. United States

Petition for certiorari denied on December 3, 2012
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-148 Fed. Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2012

Issue: Whether United States Customs and Border Protection may withhold disposition of a protest indefinitely despite the plain mandate in 19 U.S.C. § 1515(a) that Customs “shall review the protest and shall allow or deny such protest in whole or in part” within two years.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Jun 14 2012Application (11A1207) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from June 28, 2012 to July 30, 2012, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Jun 20 2012Application (11A1207) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until July 30, 2012.
Jul 30 2012Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 31, 2012)
Aug 21 2012Order extending time to file response to petition to and including October 1, 2012.
Aug 30 2012Brief amicus curiae of The Customs and International Trade Bar Association filed.
Aug 30 2012Brief amicus curiae of National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America, Inc. filed.
Aug 31 2012Brief amicus curiae of American Association of Exporters and Importers filed.
Sep 21 2012Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including November 2, 2012.
Nov 2 2012Brief of respondents United States in opposition filed.
Nov 12 2012Reply of petitioner Hitachi Home Electronics (America), Inc. filed.
Nov 13 2012DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 30, 2012.
Dec 3 2012Petition DENIED.
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