Tax Litigation and the Veil of Secrecy


There are many lawyers in the country who chafe at the name appropriated by the Department of Justice given the Orwellian connotation that it has a monopoly on its dispensation.  In reality, the DoJ is the law firm for the federal government and thus acts as other law firms, providing advice to all government departments.  That advice is either accepted or ignored by their clients.  But unlike lawyers of the private bar whose paramount duty is to their clients DoJ lawyers must (or at least…

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