9th Circ. Takes Up CalPERS Appeal In San Bernardino Ch. 9

Law360, Los Angeles (February 26, 2014, 7:31 PM EST) -- The Ninth Circuit on Wednesday ruled that it would hear a California pension system's appeal over the city of San Bernardino's being allowed to move forward with its bankruptcy case, ruling that the appeal will be heard in August.

Ninth Circuit Judges Edward Leavy and A. Wallace Tashima issued the order, granting both CalPERS' petition for permission to appeal and its request to expedite the hearing.

The California Public Employees Retirement System, or CalPERS, must submit its opening brief by April 18, San Bernardino's answering brief...
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