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Case Name Seibert v. New York State Department of Tax and Finance PA-NY-0002
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State/Territory New York
Case Type(s) Public Accomm./Contracting
Attorney Organization Emery Celli Brinckerhoff & Abady LLP
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Affected Gender
Constitutional Clause
Equal Protection
Sex discrimination
Disparate Treatment
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. ยง 1983
State law
Defendant(s) New York State Department of Taxation and Finance
Plaintiff Description Five women residents of New York affected by the state's "tampon tax."
Indexed Lawyer Organizations Emery Celli Brinckerhoff & Abady LLP
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Moot
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Mooted after New York passed legislation in response to plaintiffs' claims.
Source of Relief Unknown
Case Closing Year 2016
Case Ongoing No
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  Class Action Leads to End of Tampon Tax in New York State
Date: Jul. 21, 2016
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