Mich. Says Funding State Court In Detroit Is City's Problem

Law360, New York (October 16, 2013, 1:24 PM EDT) -- The state of Michigan on Tuesday challenged a union’s claim that it must fund the state district court in Detroit if the city can’t, claiming a bankruptcy court can’t compel the city or the state to provide alternate sources of funding.

Michigan made a limited reply to the the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees’ objection to Detroit’s move to extend the automatic bankruptcy stay to any litigation pending against the 36th District Court and certain related entities, claiming that, according to state law,...
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