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Editor's Note :
In previous years, the Court released orders the morning after the Court’s “Long Conference.” It has not done so this year. Beginning last Term, the Court consistently considered petitions at least two times before granting certiorari. To the extent that practice continues -- and there is no affirmative evidence the Court intends to drop it -- so we are again doubtful that certiorari will be granted in any cases today.
Hitachi Home Electronics (America), Inc. v. United States
Petition for certiorari denied on December 3, 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.