Mich. AG Will Defend Retirees In Detroit Ch. 9 Case

Law360, New York (July 29, 2013, 2:13 PM EDT) -- Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette on Monday joined Detroit's epic bankruptcy case to defend retirees who are resisting the city's efforts to reduce its obligations to them, saying the state constitution clearly protects them from such actions.

Schuette, who also said he will continue to represent Gov. Rick Snyder and other state departments in legal proceedings relating to the bankruptcy, said over the weekend that he will work on behalf of retirees who are at risk of losing their earned benefits.

“Detroit's $20 billion indebtedness is...
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