Detroit Ch. 9 Eligibility Objections Set For October

Law360, New York (September 13, 2013, 4:45 PM EDT) -- A Michigan federal judge on Thursday said he has received 110 timely objections from unions, retirees and others to Detroit's bid for Chapter 9 protection and has scheduled two days of oral arguments in October to address those that raise legal issues.

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes said the court will hear arguments over a host of objections that only appear to turn on legal concerns on Oct. 15 and 16, including those that challenge Detroit emergency manager Kevyn Orr’s authority.

One such objection argues that...
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