Justices Won't Review Detroit Pensioners' Benefit Cuts

Law360, New York (April 17, 2017, 4:11 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court will not review a decision cutting the pension benefits of 22,000 Detroit retirees as part of the city's arduous bankruptcy, it said Monday.

The high court denied a writ of certiorari by dozens of pensioners and their beneficiaries, who were seeking review of a plan that they say will take benefits from 22,000 Detroit municipal retirees whose pensions were cut as part of the city’s bankruptcy plan.

As is customary with denials of certiorari, the high court included no reasoning alongside its...
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