Calif. Agencies Say San Bernardino Suit Is Unconstitutional

Law360, Los Angeles (October 25, 2013, 8:47 PM ET) -- The California State Controller’s Office and Department of Finance on Thursday asked a California federal judge to reverse a bankruptcy court’s finding that the Tenth and Eleventh amendments do not bar a suit against the agencies brought by the bankrupt city of San Bernardino.

The brief comes just days after California’s state pension system challenged a bankruptcy judge’s decision last month to allow the city of San Bernardino to move forward with its bankruptcy proceedings, saying the judge improperly glossed over key requirements for granting Chapter...
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Case Title

City of San Bernardino, California


Case Number

6:12-bk-28006

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California Central

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

August 1, 2012


Case Title

In Re City of San Bernardino et al


Case Number

5:13-cv-01797

Court

California Central

Nature of Suit

Bankruptcy Appeal (801)

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S. James Otero

Date Filed

October 3, 2013

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