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No Plans To Put All Tax Court Docs Online, Chief Judge Says

Law360 (April 26, 2019, 2:35 PM EDT) -- Despite calls for more transparency, there are no immediate plans to make all U.S. Tax Court documents publicly available online because the court has an obligation to protect sensitive taxpayer information, Chief Judge Maurice Foley told Law360 in a recent interview.

Currently, only certain case documents such as opinions and orders are available to the public through the Tax Court’s online docket system. To obtain other documents such as petitions and briefs, nonparties must either call the court to request them, pay a fee and wait several days for them to arrive by email or mail or visit the court in...

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