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IRS, Howard Stern Shake Most Of Suit Over Aired Tax Call

Law360 (March 9, 2018, 8:20 PM EST) -- A Massachusetts federal judge on Friday axed the bulk of a suit brought by a woman whose private tax return information disclosed during a conversation with an Internal Revenue Service agent was broadcast without her knowledge on Howard Stern's radio show, ruling that the IRS had broad immunity from her claims and that the radio show hadn't intentionally invaded her privacy.

Judith Barrigas sued the IRS, the Howard Stern Production Co. and the radio personality himself after personal identification, tax liability and tax return information, which she...
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Case Title

Barrigas v. United States of America et al


Case Number

1:17-cv-10232

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Massachusetts

Nature of Suit

Taxes

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Allison D. Burroughs

Date Filed

February 13, 2017

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