As news followers over the last few years will know, grand jury records are super secret. But sometimes judges allow the word to get out, under certain narrow circumstances. Is one of them just that the records are old and historians find them interesting? Sorry, says the First Circuit, in the latest installment of a circuit split. Rob Frommer tells us all the history. Also, can the IRS get around the Administrative Procedure Act through some creative lawyering? No, says the Sixth Circuit. John Wrench walks us through a rhetorical lashing of our tax collectors.

Finally, come see Short Circuit Live in DC on April 6, 2022! The link to RSVP and join us is here: https://ij.org/event/scl/

In re: Petition for Order Directing Release of Records, http://media.ca1.uscourts.gov/pdf.opinions/20-1836P-01A.pdf

Mann Construction, Inc. v. United States, https://www.opn.ca6.uscourts.gov/opinions.pdf/22a0041p-06.pdf

Short Circuit Live at University of Georgia, https://shortcircuit.org/sc_podcast/124-live-at-uga-law/

Rob Frommer, https://ij.org/staff/rfrommer/

John Wrench, https://ij.org/staff/john-wrench/

Anthony Sanders, https://ij.org/staff/asanders/

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