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Detroit's Bankruptcy Exit Plan Approved

AP | ED WHITE | Posted 11.10.2014 | Business

DETROIT (AP) — A judge cleared Detroit to emerge from bankruptcy Friday, approving a hard-fought turnaround plan with a fervent plea to the people o...

Judge Rejects Detroit's Deal With Big Banks

AP | By DAVID EGGERT AND ED WHITE | Posted 03.18.2014 | Business

DETROIT (AP) — A judge overseeing Detroit's bankruptcy again rejected a deal Thursday to end a crippling financial agreement with major banks, deali...

Judge Challenges Bankrupt Detroit's Secretive Deal With Banks

The Huffington Post | Ashley Woods | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

The federal judge overseeing Detroit's historic bankruptcy abruptly halted a trial Wednesday, ordering the city to renegotiate a proposed settlement w...

Detroit Can Declare Bankruptcy

Jared Bernstein | Posted 02.02.2014 | Detroit
Jared Bernstein

So ruled the judge, paving the way for the largest municipal bankruptcy in our nation's history. Detroit's liabilities are estimated at $18 billion with a 'b.' The next largest city bankruptcy was San Bernardino, CA, in 2012 with a debt level of $46 million...with an 'm.'

Closing Arguments Today In Detroit Bankruptcy Trial

AP | JEFF KAROUB | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

DETROIT — DETROIT (AP) — Attorneys gave closing arguments Friday in a rare trial to determine whether Detroit can become the largest municipal...

Judge Puts Kevyn Orr On The Spot

AP | ED WHITE | Posted 11.04.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT -- DETROIT (AP) — A judge who must decide whether Detroit can get a makeover in bankruptcy court suddenly challenged the city's emergency ma...

Judge Opens Mediation In Detroit Bankruptcy Case

AP | ED WHITE | Posted 12.04.2013 | Detroit

A judge told a courtroom packed with lawyers Tuesday that deals between Detroit and its creditors would be better than years of "horrendous" litigatio...

Detroit Bankruptcy Filing Going Forward

Posted 07.24.2013 | Detroit

A judge's decision Wednesday means Detroit's historic bankruptcy filing will move forward. U.S. District Judge Steven Rhodes ruled Wednesday aftern...

Meet The Judge Who Will Decide Detroit's Fate

Reuters | Posted 09.23.2013 | Detroit

By Tom Hals July 24 (Reuters) - When Judge Steven Rhodes convenes the first hearing in Detroit's bankruptcy on Wednesd...

Judge To Decide Whether Detroit Bankruptcy Can Move Forward

AP | ED WHITE and DAVID EGGERT | Posted 09.21.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT — The federal judge overseeing Detroit's bankruptcy set the first hearing in the case for Wednesday after the city urged him to stop pen...

Judge To Decide Whether Detroit Bankruptcy Can Move Forward

Reuters | Posted 09.21.2013 | Detroit

By Bernie Woodall DETROIT, July 22 (Reuters) - Labor unions trying to stop Detroit from cutting pensions filed a new c...

Judge: Constitution Can't Be Made Of Swiss Cheese

The Huffington Post | Ashley Woods | Posted 07.22.2013 | Detroit

Ingham County Circuit Court Judge Rosemary Aquilina put off a hearing on whether Detroit's bankruptcy filing is unconstitutional until July 29, tellin...