When Justice Samuel Alito dissented this summer against Manhattan investigators’ ability to obtain President Donald Trump’s tax records, he raised the possibility the information could leak to the media. “And even where grand jury information is not lawfully disclosed, confidential law enforcement information is avidly sought by the media in high-profile cases, leaks of such information are not uncommon, and those responsible are seldom called to account,” he wrote.

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. still doesn’t have the returns he won the right to access in that case. But, in a flip of what Alito suggested, The New York Times does.

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