Justice Served: The Week In Judicial Benchslaps

Law360, New York (July 19, 2013, 7:55 PM EDT) -- A Michigan state judge lambasting officials for the city of Detroit’s “unconstitutional” bankruptcy filing tops Law360’s latest roundup of judicial benchslaps, which also includes a New York federal judge calling out a lawyer battling Chevron Corp. for delay tactics in a high-profile pollution judgment case.

Detroit’s Bankruptcy Unconstitutional

A Michigan state judge blasted Detroit’s bankruptcy filing as being unconstitutional because it threatens to diminish or impair city workers’ pension benefits, and ordered Gov. Rick Snyder to withdraw the petition a day after it was filed....
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