Detroit Bankruptcy Court Continues Operating Amid Shutdown

Law360, New York (October 11, 2013, 6:25 PM ET) -- The federal bankruptcy court in Michigan handling the biggest municipal insolvency case in U.S. history has joined others around the country in continuing to work through the government shutdown, now nearly two weeks old. 

Following the Thursday announcement from D.C. federal court administrators that they had enough money to fund the system two more days than expected, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Eastern District of Michigan posted a notice that normal operations "will continue as usual."

Chief Bankruptcy Judge Phillip J. Shefferly noted in a...
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