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DC Circ. Analyzes IRS Rule In FOIA Row Over Trump Returns

Law360 (September 13, 2018, 7:24 PM EDT) -- A privacy group’s battle to obtain President Donald Trump’s tax returns centered on whether public citizens or the government bear the burden to show if disclosure is warranted during oral arguments in the D.C. Circuit Thursday.

The Electronic Privacy Information Center, or EPIC, sued the Internal Revenue Service in April 2017, seeking Trump’s tax returns from 2010 onward under the Freedom of Information Act. The nonprofit research group said the returns could answer questions about whether Trump has financial ties to Russia, but a district judge...
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Case Information

Case Title

Electronic Privacy Informatio v. IRS

Case Number



Appellate - DC Circuit

Nature of Suit

2895 Freedom of Information Act of 1974

Date Filed

October 4, 2017


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